The Plateau state Police Command has confirmed the killing of two persons at Kugiya market in Bukuru, Jos South Local Government Area of the state.


ASP Ubah Ogaba, the command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Jos.


Ogaba said that the incident had generated tension in the community, thereby urging the Police to deploy armed personnel in the area in order to restore peace.


Ogaba said investigations had begun to unravel those behind the heinous act and bring them to justice.

“Immediately Detectives and Operational men of the Command were deployed to the scene to ensure that there is no breakdown of law and order,” he said.


The PPRO appealed to residents of the area to be law abiding and desist from actions that could breach the current peace in the state.