The Nigeria Police Command in Adamawa State has recovered 11 cows from a councillor who is in custody on allegations of theft of cows.
The councillor, Makana Ngari of the Vulpi Ward in Numan local government area who was last Wednesday declared wanted by the state government over allegation of cattle rustling, submitted himself to the police the next day and has since been in police detention.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the state, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, who on Tuesday disclosed the recovery of the 11 cows, added that some accomplices of the councillor had been arrested and placed in detention.
“The arrest of the councillor and others is now yielding positive results as 11 cows have so far been recovered from their possession,” the PPRO said.
He explained that the command had released the recovered cows to the leadership of the Adamawa State chapter of Pulaku Njonde Jam, an association of Fulani cattle breeders, on bond.
He expressed the optimism that more cows would be recovered from the suspects as investigations into their activities continue.
Similarly, the police image maker assured that cows rustled from Mbemun, a community in Lamurde local government area after an attack by cattle rustlers would be recovered.