DELSU Staff and Farmer Killed by Heartless Herdsmen
Mr. Sunday Idama, a 50-year-old staff of The Delta State University have been brutally slaughtered by suspected herdsman at his cassava farmland in Ovre-Abraka community, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State.
It was learnt that Mr. Idama, who is a Father of 14 children and husband to three wives, on Friday had gone to mount surveillance on his farm after noticing that the herdsmen were constantly uprooting his cassava to feed their cows.
It was gathered that Idama, who went to the farm with his motorcycle encountered the herdsmen same night and challenged them.
But they pounced on him with machetes, cutting him on the hand, leg, face and everywhere until he gave up the ghost.
DSP, Andrew Aniamaka, Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), confirmed the killing as he told Vanguard that the police evacuated the remains to Ufuoma Clinic in the area for autopsy and no matter the status of the culprits, investigations were on by homicide detectives to unmask them.