TWO individuals believed to be herdsmen have been killed at Umuoba-Anam in Anambra East Native Authorities Space of Anambra State by but to be recognized individuals, even because the state police command stated six individuals arrested over the incident had been serving to within the investigations.
The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Samuel Okaula, stated yesterday that the command had already deployed a lot of policemen to the realm to keep up peace and to forestall reprisal assault.
South East chief of Cattle Breeders Affiliation, in any other case often known as (Miyetti-Allah), Alhaji Sadiq Gidado, informed reporters in Awka that the incident happened on the space the place the 2 males and others have been grazing.
In line with him, the herdsmen have been at their grazing floor at Eziagulu-Otu neighborhood and later determined to go to Otuocha market to purchase one thing, after they had been allegedly kidnapped by some youths.
Gidado mentioned the 2 individuals had not been seen because the incident, including that whereas their caps and footwear, which they took together with them to the place, had been recovered, their motorbike had not been seen.
“In the event that they had been killed, all we wish to see is their our bodies and we will likely be happy. I don’t know why some individuals need to trigger bother after the peace accord we signed with the state authorities and safety operatives in Anambra State,” Gidado mentioned.
Victims’ relations communicate
Sixty 12 months-previous father of one of many victims, Alhaji Bello Nuhu, who gave the identify of his lacking son as Musa Bello Nuhu (26), mentioned he had been devastated by the sudden disappearance of his son, including that he had not slept for the reason that incident occurred.
He stated: “I used to be in my home once I obtained a misery name and I rushed to the place and what I noticed frightened me. I’ve been devastated and nervous since then as a result of my son was accountable for my cattle, which his different siblings can not do.”
Additionally, forty-yr-previous Haruna Hassan, who’s an elder brother to Adamu Haruna (32), the second sufferer, stated his lacking brother and himself have been those taking good care of their late father’s cattle.
He recalled that their father was killed in the same method some years in the past at Uzo-Uwani in Enugu State, including that he had been unhappy and pissed off for the reason that incident.
In the meantime, CP Okaula instructed reporters, yesterday, in Awka that the command was not taking the difficulty frivolously, stressing that anyone discovered to be concerned within the dastardly act would face the complete weight of the regulation.
Although the police commissioner couldn’t verify whether or not the lacking individuals have been truly killed, he stated the police command was nonetheless investigating what transpired in the neighborhood, including that what the command was engaged on was a case of lacking individuals.
Herdsmen allegedly chop off boy’s ear
In a associated improvement, there was outrage final week as two Fulani herdsmen allegedly used their swords to cut off one of many ears of a 19-yr-outdated boy (names withheld) at Azuoagbagu village in Nkalagu, Ishielu Native Authorities Space of Ebonyi State.
The incident befell within the sufferer’s household rice farm within the space.
A watch witness revealed that the sufferer and his mom have been busy harvesting their rice when the herdsmen reared their cattles into their farm.
“The boy shouted on them to take away their animals from their farm produce because the cows have been already making a multitude of their harvest. In anger, the cattle rearers drew their swords with the intention of beheading the boy however missed and chopped off the boy’s proper ear.
“The sufferer’s mom, Mrs. Eucharia Otubo, who got here in defence of her son additionally received a deep minimize on her palms by the herdsmen.”
Gistnation gathered that when the victims raised alarm, youths within the space rounded up the herdsmen and as they made effort to hold out a mob motion towards the suspects, they have been prevented by an immigration officer (names withheld) who had returned residence for the vacation
As rigidity heightened within the space, males and officers connected to the Ishielu Police Division arrived the scene and promptly took the suspects to the station
It was, nonetheless, gathered that the herdsmen whereas in custody pleaded responsible to the crime however insisted that the precise suspect behind the act had fled earlier than the arrival of the youths.
The herdsmen, in accordance with report have helped within the arrest of 6 extra suspects in reference to the dastardly act.
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