MASS MURDER IN PLATEAU: 11 FULANI COMMUNITY LEADERS CHARGED TO COURT

The 11  people arrested by the police over the attacks in Bokkos and Mangu council areas of Plateau State have been arraigned before the Chief Magistrates Court, Kasuwan Nama, Jos.

No fewer than 20 people were killed in the attacks.

The accused, who included Fulani Ardos and community leaders were initially taken to Abuja  by the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Team but were returned  to Plateau State on Thursday  for prosecution.

The police accused them of conspiring to launched an attack on Kwatas and Kulben-Kombun villages in Bokkos, which led to the death of 14 persons, among other charges.

The Chief Magistrate, Tongret Kparbong, granted the accused bail and adjourned the case indefinitely, adding that the lawyers would be contacted as appropriate.

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