Benue: Suspected Herdsmen Kill Nursing Mother, Abduct Businessman


Suspected armed Fulani herdsmen have again launched an attack at Anyiin in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State killing at least two residents.

The source gathered that the gunmen invaded the community on Saturday morning and gunned down a nursing mother and a young man while a businessman who resided in the area was whisked away to an unknown destination.

A source who spoke to Daily Post correspondent identified the abducted man as Emmanuel Chukwukwe.

“The herders invaded the community and killed two persons, they also kidnapped one Emmanuel Chukwukwe, the son of a prominent late businessman in the community, who was one of the earliest settlers in the community.


“He established a liquor business there, married there and gave birth to his children in that community”, he said.

As at the time of filing this report, the abductors were yet to make contact with the family of the victim.

When contacted by DAILY POST, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Anene Catherine Sewuese, said she was yet to receive the report.



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