Photo: Police Nabbed Suspected Fulani Herdsman Who Allegedly Shot An Okada Rider In Abia State

Fulani Herdsman

Abia State Police Command have arrested a Fulani herdsman known as Adamu Abubakar who allegedly shot a commercial motorcyclist popularly known as okada rider.

It was gathered that on May 27, at about 2am, the okada rider, Uyime reported that he conveyed two passengers later identified as Adamu Abubakar and one other now at large from Azumiri to Akwette.
Along the road, the duo attempted to snatch the motor-cycle from him and as he resisted, they shot at him.


On May 28, detectives attached to Akwette Division with the help of Vigilante group combed the area and arrested Adamu Abubakar with one cut to size locally made pistol and its live cartridge while the other suspect escaped.

The injured victim is receiving treatment in the hospital while effort is intensified toward the arrest of the fleeing suspect.

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