Troops of the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) have arrested eight suspects in connection with the murder of three women at Rafin Bauna community in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Maj. Ishaku Takwa, the Media Officer of the task force, confirmed this in a statement in Jos on Tuesday.
WITHIN NIGEERIA recalls that gunmen had attacked three women on a farm at the community, and instantly murdered two and injured one, who later died.
“Troops of OPSH this afternoon arrested 8 suspects in connection with the shooting of three women on a farm close to Rafin Bauna general area in Bassa.
“The troops earlier responded to the distress call and immediately mobilised to the scene and discovered 2 of the 3 women were shot dead on the spot, while one of the women sustained gunshot wounds.
“Unfortunately the injured one later died while receiving treatment at the hospital,” the statement read in part