Fulani Militants Attack Bus Passengers, Rape Women on 5 May
ICC Note: On Saturday 5 May, Fulani militants attacked a bus full of people travelling to Kaduna State. During the attack, they raped several of the female passengers and injured several others. They ended by stealing the people valuables and money before leaving.
05/10/2018 Nigeria (Pulse) – Some passengers on their way to Kaduna were reportedly attacked and robbed by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Saturday, May 5, 2018.
LIB reports that one of the victims identified as Odirichukwu Chima Lawrence is currently receiving treatment in a hospital.
According to Lawrence, the assailants raped the female passengers and escaped with their money as well as other valuables.
The victim said, “Thank God for saving my life after a horrifying attack by herdsmen on our way to Kaduna. They robbed us, raped women and took away our monies and other valuables.”
Police action on the case remains unclear as of the time of this report.
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