Police arrest suspected gunmen who killed and burnt body of Ebubeagu operative

Posted by News Express | 10 January 2022 | 1,869 times

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•Ebonyi Police Commissioner Garba Aliyu


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The Police Command in Ebonyi has confirmed the killing of a member of Ebubeagu Security Network (ESN) and disclosed that two suspects have been arrested in connection with the crime.

The Police spokesman, Ebonyi Command, DSP Loveth Odah, disclosed this yesterday, Sunday, January 9, 2022.

The victim, Ifeanyi Orogbo, 32, was murdered and partially burnt by the assailants.

A report this morning by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quoted Odah as saying that the incident occurred on Saturday night in Igweledeoha, Amagu, in Ikwo Local Government Area.

According to her, the DPO of Ikwo Police Division said that he received a phone call from one source at Igweledeoha that one ESN operative had been murdered.

“He was partially burnt by the unknown persons in his beer parlour shop on Agubia Road.

“The DPO said that he quickly mobilised a team of police operatives to the area but the culprits had deserted the place when they got there.

“He said the corpse has been taken to the General Hospital for preservation and autopsy,” NAN quoted the police spokesperson as saying.

She said the Commissioner of Police, Mr Garba Aliyu, has expressed dismay over the killing and promised to bring the perpetrators to book.


Source: News Express

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