A mutilated corpse of a 15-year-old boy was found around Farin Gada area in Jos North Local Government of Plateau State which has caused pandemonium in the area in the early hours of Monday.
Eyes and private parts of the teenager was removed.
A source told our reporters that , ” teenage boy said to be the son of the chief of that community was going to school yesterday and was murdered behind tomato market in Farin Gada.
The incident has sparked violent reactions in the area between the natives and the Muslim community as youths from both sides are threatening to attack each other.
“Cars have been smashed, burnt, teargases expended, some shops were equally destroyed,” the Source said.
When contacted, the Plateau State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mathias Terna Tyopev said, “In the early hours of this morning, I got a report that a corpse was lying behind tomato market. We quickly came in and evacuated the corpse and on observation, we realized that tension was brewing in the area.
“Our men were quickly detailed to curtail the situation and the situation is perfectly under control,” Tyopev said.
The Police Spokesman advised citizens of the State to go on with their normal activities, be vigilant and report any suspicious activities.