GUNMEN KILL SIX PERSONS IN RIYOM LGA OF PLATEAU
Reports indicate that Gunmen on Thursday night killed six persons in Wereng community, Riyom Local Government Area of the state.
The State's Police PRO, ASP Ubah Ogaba, confirmed the incident in a statement on Friday in Jos.
The Police PRO revealed the incident occurred on Friday night at a drinking joint.
He said more security operatives have been deployed to the community to investigate the incident and arrest the perpetrators of the act
“The command is aware of the unfortunate attack at a beer parlour in Wereng Village of Riyom where six persons lost their lives.
“The Commissioner of Police, Mr Edward Egbuka, condemned the incident and had directed the Area Commander to relocate to the community.
“More personnel have been deployed to ensure that normalcy is restored and to avert further breakdown of law and order in the village,” he said.
Ogagba urged residents of the community to be law abiding and provide security personnel with useful information that could assist in arresting the culprits.