Adamawa State Police Command has arrested the councilor representing Vulpi Ward, Numan Local Government Area, Makana Enan Ngari, for cattle rustling.
The spokesperson for the police, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, disclosed on Tuesday that 11 cows have so far been recovered from the councillor who is currently in detention along with some of his accomplices. He said:
“The arrest of the councilor representing Vulpi Ward, Numan Local Government Area and others, is now yielding positive result as 11 cows have so far been recovered from their possession.
“The command however, released the recovered cows to the leadership of Pulaku Njonde Jam, Adamawa State chapter, on bond and assured of recovering more as investigation is still ongoing.
“The Commissioner of Police Olugbenga Adeyanju, while urging members of the public to remain calm, further assured that police is doing everything legally possible to recover the remaining cows including those rustled at Mbemun village under Lamurde Local Government Area.”
The government said the rate at which stolen cows and cattle were being sold in Zamfara markets has become unbearable and worrisome.