A herdsman, Abdulrahman kaila has been arrested by the Plateau State Police Command for allegedly cutting off a farmer’s hand in the Lakushi community, in Shendam Local Government Area.

Confirming the incident in Jos on Sunday, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Alabo Alfred said;

“We have arrested the suspect who chopped off a person’s hand. He is in our custody now. We were able to arrest him through our intelligence network. It is not as if he surrendered himself willingly. It is our strategy at play and we won’t disclose it.

“When police got the news, the state Commissioner of Police instructed the DPO to go after the perpetrator, and after a swift reaction by the DPO, the suspect was arrested and he gave us his reason for cutting the hand of the farmer.

“The only thing I can tell you is that the investigation has been concluded and the suspect will be charged in court tomorrow (Monday) or on Tuesday.”

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