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3 Men Brutally Murdered by Assailants in Ebonyi




Assailants suspected to be herdsmen has reportedly murdered 3 men in Amaeze, Ishiagu community, Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

It was gathered that on Sunday evening, January 9, 2022, the victims were attacked and killed on a farmland at the border between Amaeze and Lokpa community.

One of the victims was identified as Comrade Anthony Orji, the Emeritus President of Federated Union Of Amaeze Graduates and Undergraduates (FUAGU).

The Chairman of Amaeze Community Development Union, Mr Monday Okorie, confirmed the incident.


According to Okorie, the bodies were discovered by some women who went to the farm. He also stated that there is no detailed information about the incident yet as the information they got is still sketchy.

He however added that the case have been reported to the police for proper investigation.

“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 said.

“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,”

A top police officer serving at the Ivo Division of the Nigeria Police, who doesn’t want his name on print, also confirmed the incident to Newsmen.

“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 stated.

“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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