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Herdsmen Allegedly Kills Six And Rape Woman In Benue


Six individuals were killed at the Akpete hamlet in the Apa Local Government Area of Benue State by alleged armed herdsmen.

Tony, a local, revealed that the alleged herders broke into the area on Saturday night, May 20, 2023, and started an attack. He added that a woman was raped during the attack.

Six persons were slain, according to Eche Akpoko, the national chairman of Apa Development Association, who verified the tragedy to the Nigerian Tribune over the phone on Sunday.

“It’s a continuous thing (attack) as I told you people at a press conference recently. It’s a very sad development. Yesterday (Saturday), they (armed herders) attacked Akpete at about 6 pm,” he said.

“By this morning, the number of casualties stood at six but we are not definite about the number yet as they keep discovering corpses from corners and bushes. As of this morning, the report, I got was that they have discovered six corpses.” he added.

Suspected herdsmen kill six, rape woman in Benue
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