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Open grazing: Police arrest herder, 73 cows for destroying farm
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Open grazing: Police arrest herder, 73 cows for destroying farm

The Jigawa State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a 25-year-old herder, who allegedly trespassed into a farmland and destroyed crops worth N200,000, at Takatsaba village, Suletankarkar Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), in the state, ASP Lawan Shiisu confirmed the arrest in a statement in Dutse on Thursday. Shiisu said the police also arrested his 73 cows and 13 sheep that strayed into the farmland on October 10. “Information received from a source revealed that on Oct. 10, at about 1920hrs, a herder trespassed into the farmland of Habu Sa’idu of Takatsaba village in Suletankarkar LGA and his animals ate and destroyed his farm crops. “Residents from the said village accompanied by the complainant went to challenge the herd...