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NSCDC arrests herdsman for attacking farmer with machete in Kwara

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a herdsman, Bugi Juli, for attacking a farmer, Abubakar Sulade, with a machete in Kwara State.

The NSCDC Spokesman in the state, Babawale Afolabi, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Ilorin.

Afolabi said the matter was reported at the NSCDC Divisional office in Kaiama local government area of the state and a manhunt was launched for the suspect and his accomplice.

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He said: “There had been a long-term misunderstanding between two families over grazing land, which took a bloody turn recently.

“One family attacked another with a machete which resulted in grievous bodily harm to one Abubakar Sulade, 16.

“The victim had been treated at a government hospital in the area.”

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