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Herdsmen slaughter father, son in Agatu, remove vital organs

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Report reaching newsmen from Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State has it that suspected herdsmen have slaughtered one Mr. Andrew Ataboh and his son at Innahim farm settlement.

The incident happened Friday evening.

It was gathered that Ataboh of Okokolo ward and his son were abducted by the herdsmen in a farm settlement yesterday and their lifeless bodies were found by residents of the area after much search.

A resident of the area, who gave his name as Agaba, said the herdsmen, after matcheting the father and son to death, removed their vital organs and dumped their bodies in the bush.

The attack came barely one week after residents of the area cried out over invasion on their community by suspected heavily armed herdsmen.

When contacted, the Benue State Police PRO, ASP Moses Yamu, promised to get back.

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