September 24, 2018

Killings: Benue govt sues Miyetti Allah (SUN)

Killings: Benue govt sues Miyetti Allah (SUN)

Benue State Government has sued the leadership of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore; amid repeated killings of innocent citizens in the state.
Governor Samuel Ortom revealed this, yesterday, after the state government dragged the group before a High Court in Makurdi, on allegations of murder and widespread violence across 14, out of the 23 local councils of the state.

Ortom disclosed this at the Government House when he briefed reporters on the new security approach to curbing repeated killings in the state and faulted alleged inaction of the security forces to arrest the group for purportedly threatening violence; an act he claimed resulted in the multiple deaths since 2018 began.

The state government had, in 2017 petitioned the Federal Government, as well as the heads of the Nigeria Police Force and the Department of State Service. Read more

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