Two teenagers were reportedly killed in Turu village, Kuru District of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State, at the weekend.
The victims-Meshack Dalyop and Pam Danjuma, 14 and 10 years old, respectively, were killed and dumped in the bush at Dahool Bob, in the process of rustling cattle.
According to a statement by Police Spokesman, DSP Terna Tyopev, one Ezekiel Dalyop, last Friday reported at the Kaduna Vom Police Division that three boys entrusted with 70 of his cattle were missing.
“The Police sped into action immediately the complaint was lodged and was able to rescue one of the boys by name Bitrus Joseph 16, unhurt.
“The Police team of detectives also recovered the 70 missing cattle. Unfortunately, in the process of rustling the cattle, two of the boys; Meshack Dalyop 14 old and Pam Danjuma 10 old were killed and dumped in the bush at Dahool Bob in Kuru District.
“The bodies have been recovered and deposited at the Vom Christian Hospital.”