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Fresh attack on Taraba community as gunmen snatch pregnant women, others




Unknown gunmen have continued to unleash terror on harmless residents and indigenes of Taraba State.


One in all such assaults is the kidnapping of two pregnant ladies and several other different individuals in Suntai village of Bali native authorities council of the state.

Suntai village is the nation dwelling of the late former governor of the state, Danbaba Danfulani Suntai, who was concerned within the ill-fated airplane crash of 2012.

Earlier than the kidnapping, the group was mentioned to have been beneath menace, elevating pressure and worry amongst residents.

Group members who declare to have on many events drawn the eye of safety operatives to their plight regretted that the operatives turned deaf ears to their calls.

They mentioned the current assault may have been averted if safety operatives had been proactive.

They known as on federal and state authorities to deploy extra safety operatives to the realm.

The victims had been mentioned to have been kidnapped of their farms whereas making ready for the forthcoming farming season.

A supply from the group who confirmed the incident to DAILY POST mentioned “all of the kidnapped individuals together with the 2 pregnant ladies had been working of their farms when the abductors rounded them up”

Although the council chairman couldn’t be reached for affirmation, a senior official of the council mentioned “it’s true that some farmers have been kidnapped however for now, I don’t know the exert quantity.”

”It’s unhappy that each one the efforts to convey the eye of safety personnel to the ugly incidents occurring in the neighborhood weren’t taking significantly”, he mentioned.

He urged the federal government to as a matter of urgency wade into the matter by guaranteeing that affected individuals regain their freedoms unharmed.

No type of contacts has been made by the hoodlums to the households of the victims as on the time of submitting this report.

On the state police command, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), David Misal, claimed the incident has not been reported to the Command, promising to get again to our correspondent as quickly because the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) reaches out to the command.

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