Just weeks after the arrest of ex-Boko Haram member and the Commander of Livestock Guard Benue state,Alhaji Aliyu Tashaku. A Chief Magistrate Court in Benue state, presided over by Isaac Ajim, has remanded him for the death of two priests and 17 worshipers at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Mbalom in Gwer East Local Government.
Recalled, Queendoosh.co had earlier reported that other five suspects namely, Husseini Manga, Ngyohov Shin, David Akenawe, Agada Tsesaa and Tarza Orvanya where sent to prison over the same case.
Prosecutor Edward Imo alleged Aliyu, Husseini, Akenewa, Orvanya and Agada, all members of Livestock Guards, unlawfully and illegally secured guns and assisted herdsmen to terrorise and kill farmers.
He noted that the act is contrary to the anti-open grazing law enacted by the government.
The Chief Magistrate Ajim, however ordered that the accused be remanded in Makurdi prison, and adjourned the case till July 17 for further hearing.