Two Fulani herdsmen have been arrested with AK47 riffles in Samaru junction, Zangon Kataf LGA of Kaduna state today.
Elanza News reports that a letter was earlier dropped in Samaru Kataf about an intending attack on the community, three person were shot death while others injured in an attack on the Market on Tuesday, 17 January 2017.
The earlier later written in Hausa and carried the later head of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Kaduna state chapter.
The arrest of the two Fulani herdsmen with AK47 riffles close to the market in the early hours of Thursday were the earlier attack was carried out has raised more questions on why no member of the MACBAN in Kaduna state has not been arrested, residents say.
Zangon Kataf LGA has been under curfew following the attack by suspected herdsmen who always hit and run.
“Students no longer go to school in Zangon Kataf. Businesses are grounded. No explanation from the government on why the victims are being punish,” a resident said.
A security source said the two Fulani men arrested with the AK47 said they were heading to Sanga, another local government that have suffered massive attacks and killings from the herdsmen since 2013.
“We will pursue this,” a resident said, referring to the arrest made.
The Police says the arrest suspects would be transferred to Kaduna police command.