Taraba police commences manhunt for killers of policemen


Taraba State Police Command has deployed its tactical team to arrest those responsible for the killing of two mobile policemen.

The spokesperson of the command, David Misal, told newsmen that the tactical team was already in Takum and on the order of the state police commissioner to apprehend those responsible for the killing in Takum and also beef up security along all roads in the area.

Roads in the area have been coming under attacks by gunmen in recent weeks.

It was gathered that the two policemen were ambushed and killed at a checkpoint along Takum to Katsina-Ala road by gunmen.

This is bringing the number to four policemen killed and their weapons taken away by gunmen in recent weeks

Further findings also revealed that no fewer than 17 persons were killed along Wukari to Takum road, Takum to Kashinbila road and Takum to Katsina-Ala road by gunmen within the same period.


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