Fulani Herdsman Arrested With AK-47 In Enugu


A suspected Fulani herdsman has been arrested with an AK 47 assault rifle in Enugu. The incident happened at Ugbawka village in Nkanu East Local Government Area of the state, on Thursday.

Punch correspondent learnt that the herdsman was initially apprehended by some youths of the village, who were suspicious of his presence in the agrarian community.

It was gathered that upon interrogation by the youths, said to be members of a vigilante outfit, the unnamed herdsman could not explain his mission and the reason he was bearing the deadly weapon in the community.

Sources in the village revealed that the gun was loaded with live cartridges.The armed cattle rearer was subsequently handed over to the police. Findings by Southern City News indicate that the herdsman was still in custody on Friday

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