The Kaduna State Police Command, on Tuesday said that three people were killed and four others injured by suspected cattle rustlers in Kurega village in Chikun Local Government area, which shares boundary with Birnin Gawri local government in KadunaStateThe Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhktar Aliyu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), that the incident happened Tuesday afternoon.
He said that the criminals carted away some cows after the attack, but added that the police were on the trail of the rustlers.
“So far no arrest has been made, but we are doing everything humanly possible to arrest the suspects and recover the stolen cows.
“Based on the report the suspects are cattle rustlers, so the issue of eight peoplekilled is not true, only three people were killed and four injured,” he said.
Aliyu appealed to residents of the area with useful information that would leadto the arrest of the suspectsto volunteer such information to the police.