Herdsmen attack vigilante operative in Edo

Evboesi – Vigilante agents at Evboesi village in Orhionmwon local government area of Edo state barely get away from death on Monday after thought armed herders trapped their vehicle along the Benin-Abraka road nearby the rail line.

The agents numbering six were going to leave their functional vehicles at their base along the road to start day to day security obligations when the armed men started shooting at them.

As indicated by one of the usable, they managed to start their vehicles and “zoomed off” safe, as the aggressors were prepared to dispense with them for being a hindrance to their crimes nearby.

“As my people arrived toward the beginning of today (Monday), they watched to the rail route line at Abraka side and cam back again to their base after Evbuonogbon junction. As they were going to pack their vehicles, unexpectedly the herders beginning taking shots at the vehicles while my men were still inside.

“They had laid trap for us figuring they will succeed, yet my kin figured out how to get away”, an employable, Stephen Imazobi told our journalist through a phone talk

The side glasses, and back windscreen of one the vehicles with enrollment number DGE-640 NR were seen to be broken with shots.

A driver, Benjamin Ebiyemi engaged the state government to help the vigilante group working nearby with the vital strategies to empower them to enable them complement the police.

The drivers who is a normal user of the Ugo-Evboesi-Abraka road told our reporter that the presence of vigilantes out and about has support their certainty, henceforth the agents ought to be enabled to complete their obligations really.

“Government need to enable those vigilantes, because dem dey try well well. If no dem, nobody fear go let am pass that road; and na im the herdsmen dey vex for them.

“Help us let dem know because if no be dem the criminals for don pursue people comot from all this place”, Ebiyemi, also known as Ultimate appealed in pigin English

Police representative in the state, Kotongs Bello said the command knows nothing about the assault as they are yet to get briefs regarding this situation

“I have not been informed”, Bello told JUSTNEWSNG Correspondent by means of a phone discussion

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