Three Man Brutally Murdered on Farmland in Ebonyi Neighborhood

Three Man Brutally Murdered on Farmland in Ebonyi Neighborhood
Three Man Brutally Murdered on Farmland in Ebonyi Neighborhood

Three men have been brutally murdered but yet to be recognized assailants suspected to be herdsmen in Amaeze in Ishiagu neighborhood, Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

It was gathered that the victims had been attacked and killed on a farmland on the border between Amaeze and Lokpa neighborhood on Sunday night, January 9, 2022.

One of the victims has been recognized as Comrade Anthony Orji, the Emeritus President of Federated Union Of Amaeze Graduates and Undergraduates (FUAGU)

Mr Monday Okorie, chairman of Amaeze Community Development Union, confirmed the incident on Monday to newsmen in Abakiliki.

Okorie mentioned ladies who went to the farm and found the bodies of the deceased broke the information concerning the ugly murder of the indigenes.

He additional mentioned that details about the incident remains to be sketchy, noting that the matter had been reported to the police for investigation.

He added that their bodies had been found at ‘Uzohu’ a boundary between Ishiagu and Lokpa neighborhood in Abia State.

Okorie mentioned that two of the deceased had been from Amaeze whereas the third victim was an indigene of Ihietutu community resident in Amaeze.

“I was alerted by some community women who were going to their farms early this morning about the discovery of three bodies at farmland at the border between our community and Lokpa community in Abia State,” he mentioned.

“I immediately made contact with the Ivo Division of the Nigeria Police and also mobilised our youths who went with the police and recovered the bodies. We cannot, for now, ascertain the real cause, motive or those behind the killing of these our vibrant youths.

“And the sudden death of these three youths has caused fear and panic in this community. We shall do everything possible within the ambit of the law to unveil the actors,” he mentioned.

A prime police officer serving on the Ivo Division of the Nigeria Police, who doesn’t need his title on print, confirmed the incident to Every day Trust.

“We got a distress call from the chairman of Amaeze community about the discovery of three fresh dead bodies at farmland at a border between Amaeze and Lokpa community,” the officer acknowledged.

“The Divisional Police Officer mobilised officers to the scene of the crime and recovered the three bodies which have been deposited at a morgue in Isiagu.”

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