FOLLOWING a tip-off, a Fulani leader in Mangu local government area of Plateau State was arrested in the early hours of Friday with five human heads while more corpses have been discovered in Wase council as a result of Wednesday’s clash between the Fulani and Tarok in the area.
A source in Mangu local government told reporters that a detachment of police and military men stormed the residence of the community leader in Mangum village at about 10:26 a.m.
It was learnt that the securitymen combed every nook and cranny of the house and finally discovered five human heads hidden in the ceiling of one of the rooms in the compound as well as some arms and ammunition within the premises.
The combined team of the police and military men who carried out the exercise forced the community leader, popularly known as Ardo, to pack the human heads and ammunition into the waiting Hi-lux van and whisked him to Jos, the state capital .
Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the local government, Mr. Ifa Shikben, who confirmed Ardo’s arrest, said that five human heads were picked from the house.
When Saturday Tribune called both the state Commissioner of Police and the command’s Public Relation Officer, both of them did not pick their calls. Meanwhile, no fewer than five more corpses were discovered in Wase local government area of the state in the early hours of Friday as a result of the clash.
Source : Tribune !