Yesterday, some group of young men who described themselves as Jemgbagh youths carried out an unlawful act in Gboko Local government area of Benue state where they indiscriminately shaved hairs and bearded men they assume where cultists.
QUEENDOOSH, gathered that the youths were going round with weapans like cutlasses and clubs, moving in a bus inscribed with Flight Transport limited, where they threatened the prevailing peace in Gboko as they continued in their manhunt attacking people keeping hair and forcefully shaving them away. According to them, it was a cultists hunt and the situation almost turned messy thereby creating fears and tension.
As at the time of filing this report, it was not clear under whose authority the boys were acting but many persons expressed worry that, the act was an infringement of peoples fundamental human right to personal liberty and dignity of human person.
The young men were said to be chased on sight, and any person who wasweither on afro styled hair was forcefully shaved, Ukan Kurugh alleges.
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