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Benue Arrests Six Herdsmen, Seizes 376 Cows



For allegedly flouting the anti-open grazing law, the Benue State Government has arrested six herdsmen and seized 376 cows.

The Deputy Governor, Benson Abounu who made this known to journalists, said the arrested herdsmen had been handed over to the police.

Abounu said, “While we were still investigating the declaration made by Nasarawa State Governor of the presence of Boko Haram at Benue/Nasarawa border, we noticed massive deployment of herdsmen on the brink of River Benue.

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“We also observed that a good number of these people are heavily armed, many of them with AK 47 riffle. We have been able to apprehend a good number of them in a village called Kasima in Guma Local Government Area.

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