The Plateau State Police Command says it has arrested seven suspects in connection with the murder of three people in Jos South Local Government Area on Sunday.

Police Public Relations Officer in a press statement, Tuesday said the arrest was made with the "assistance and cooperation" of local youths in Gura-Riyom community where the crime was committed.

The deceased victims identified as Aminu Adam Angara 36, Daniel and Aisha Musa, 40 who were murdered on their way from Sabongida Kanang in Riyom LGA of the state, the statement said.

Meanwhile, the Police spokesperson has said "Efforts are on top gear" to trace and arrest suspects who attacked and killed an elderly man in Bassa LGA on same Sunday.

Some unknown gunmen he said attacked and killed one Mr. John Anga Atu, 62 at his residence in Kwall village of Miango District in Bassa Local Government Area.

Three other persons his statement says were wounded and are now receiving treatment.