The wife of Tyoor Chado, the traditional ruler of Mbanyiar community in the Guma Local Government Area of Benue, has been raped by suspected herdsmen.
Punch reports that Chado’s wife was raped, alongside two of his in-laws in the early hours of Thursday, February 5, 2020.
According to Chado, the herdsmen numbering 11 attacked his residence around 2:00 am on Thursday, and unleashed the mayhem.
“Since the incident happened, I have not seen my wife and the two other in-laws, but the Livestock Guards who have gone to the area told me they were tortured, raped but were not killed.
“I have reported the matter to the police and sent vehicle to go and convey them back to Daudu where I am now taking refuge.”
The traditional ruler further stated that the herdsmen used cassava, melon and yams from his barn to feed their animals.
Source: News update