The Police Command in Kebbi State have confirmed the killing of a policeman, Umaru Danladi on Thursday by a herdsman at Kaoge in Bagudo Local Government Area of the state.
He said, ”We have arrested the herder, Babuga Kuaara, for killing the officer. He had confessed to the crime and will be prosecuted accordingly,”
A witness who pleaded for anonymity, told newsmen on Thursday that “a police officer attached to Kaoje police division was ordered to go and arrest the herder who was still wandering with his cattle within the area”.
“The Police officer who came with his riffle, arrested the suspect, but as he was taking him to the waiting patrol vehicle, the herder drew his machete and stabbed the officer on his neck.
“The herder was overpowered by officers who rushed to the scene,” the witness said.