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Businessman murdered on his farm in Taraba

Alhaji Saminu Barjanga, a large-scale farmer, has been killed by some unknown gunmen in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State.

WITHIN NIGERIA gathered that the deceased was murdered on his farm at Barjanga village on Saturday, July 24.

Barjanga was also a businessman with many big shops at different locations in MutumBiyu, headquarters of Gassol.

According to a report by Daily Trust, late Barjanga was abducted last year on the same farm and he reportedly paid over N7million ransom.

Sources close to his family told newsmen that late Barjanga left his shop early morning that day to inspect his farm when he was attacked. His murderers might have probably trailed him from MutumBiyu to his farm.

The source said some people at a farm settlement near the victim farm heard somebody calling for help inside the farm.

It was further learnt that three suspects rode away on a motorcycle from the farm where the farmer was murdered.

The victim had already died when the rescuers arrived the farm. Nothing was removed from the victim as a large sum of money was found in his pockets.

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