By; BUHARI B BELLO, Jos.
Information available to our correspondents revealed that a group of suspected gunmen in the early hours of Monday morning attacked the Divisional Headquarters of Kanam Local Government Area of plateau state leaving one Police Inspector dead and carting away 7 guns with ammunitions in cartridges.
The Member representing Dengi constituency in Plateau State House of Assembly, Hon Shehu Saleh Yipmong confirmed the incident to our correspondence through telephone interview.
He said, this morning he received emergency call from his constituency headquarters that some groups of miscreants came to the police station and open fire on the building leaving no fewer than one person dead and vital guns and ammunition carted away.
Hon Yipmong condemned the attack in its totality and appealled to the general public to provide the police with some useful information that will lead to the arrest of those culprits.
He lamented that peace has gradually returned to Kanam Local Government Area until this unfortunate challenges which broke out causing confusion and hatred.
According to him, of recent the headquarters continued to record strange challenges and the matter was raised on the floor of House as a matter public importance.
Yipmong confirmed that the “Dengi constituency headquarters was the most peaceful but we found this attack very disturbing and unfortunate to communities where peace, love reign”.
He called on the citizens of Kanam LGA to be law abiding by giving out useful information that can unravel the whereabouts of miscreants breeching existing peace.
The State Police Public relations Officer, PPRO confirmed that the Commissioner of Police, Plateau State Command had traveled to the scene in Kanam LGA.
He promised that the Commissioner will brief the media when he returns from Kanam.