No fewer than 5 suspected hoodlums have been arrested by the Ebonyi State police command for allegedly masterminding the burning to dying of six members of the family from Ikwo Native Authorities Space of the state.
The suspects have been additionally accused of beheading a herdsman in Onunwakpu, Izzi native Authorities Space of Ebonyi State.
The Assistant Inspector-Normal of Police, Musa Kimo in control of Zone 6, Calabar made this recognized on Tuesday whereas addressing the governor, Chief David Umahi in a courtesy go to, which passed off on the Exco-chambers authorities home Abakaliki.
Kimo stated the arrest of the 5 struggle mercenaries have who’ve been terrorizing the Enyibichiri/Enyigba protracted disaster in Ikwo and Abakaliki native authorities space of the state is an efficient improvement for the state.
He stated “some folks have been arrested particularly in respect of the grotesque homicide of the Fulani man in Izzi. Equally some folks have been arrested; 4 or 5 who’re mercenaries. They’re with us, they’re on the state CID and they’re linked with the final crime that has to do with battle.
“I wish to imagine that investigation is pointing that they’re instantly or not directly affected with these killings.
“We’ll proceed to do our greatest in our skilled method. Our intension is to strive as a lot potential to declare criminals persona non-grata,” he acknowledged.