Six members of a family were killed by yet to be identified gunmen inside their home in Dangwal village, Ganawuri district of Riyom local government of Plateau state along Jos-Kaduna-Abuja road on Monday night May 27th.
According to reports, the six family members belong to Lo-Gwong Du family, comprising of the grandfather, grandmother, two children, their mother and father.
A statement signed by the public relations officer of the Plateau police command DSP Terna Tyopev, reads
“On the 28/05/2019 at about 0600hrs one Dalyop Boyi ‘m’ the Youth Leader of Nakai Danwal village in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State reported to the Plateau State Police Command that at about 1900hrs, unknown gunmen attacked the house of Gyang Dachung ‘m’ of Nakai Danwal village, as a result, six persons lost their lives.
“The Command mobilised to the village, the photographs of the corpses were taken and released to the relatives on demand and they were buried according their traditional rites.
“The Deputy Commissioner of Police Department of Operations, Plateau State Command, Jos visited the scene. The police patrol of the area is being intensified in order to discourage any reprisal.
“The Command is soliciting for credible information to track and arrest the perpetrator(s) to face Justice