Nigeria, Feb. 7 -- The police said the security agencies have deployed officers to Molenge and Arimogija communities in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State after suspected cattle herders allegedly killed six persons last week.

The commander of Amotekun Corps, the Southwest regional security initiative, Akogun Adeleye, on Monday said one of the victims was burnt to death after suspected herders shot at his car and ignited a fire..

Mr Adeleye said the herders invaded Arinmogija and its environs, but added: "As of this morning that I left the community (Arinmogija), the situation is normal.

"I learnt it started with a young man that went to buy petrol from Ute at Arimogija, ran into a herd of cows, injuring some of the animals.

"The ...