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Three die in clash between two Adamawa communities

Three persons died in a clash between people of two communities in Adamawa State.

The communities, located in Numan and Demsa local government areas, are 

Selti and Kpasham, according to the Police Command in a statement on Wednesday morning. 

The statement signed by Adamawa Police spokesman Public Relations Officer, SP Suleiman Nguroje, reads: “Following the report of a communal violence at Selti and Kpasham Villages of Numan and Demsa local government areas that resulted in the death of three, the Commissioner of Police Adamawa State Command, CP Dankombo Morris, personally led a team of Police operatives to the scene.”

The statement added that the commissioner’s team patrolled, assessed and restored order, and that the communities are now calm.

The Police added that having restored normalcy, investigation is still ongoing to detect and apprehend the perpetrators and  collaborators of the violence.

“The CP assured that the perpetrators of this act will be diligently prosecuted as the Command would not fold its arms  and allow few among the residents to disrupt the peace of the state,” the Police added.

Source:The nation