8 October 2017
…Police launch investigation
By James Ojo
The Enugu State Police Command on Saturday stated that it has commenced investigation into the alleged killing of a man for stealing a tuber of yam in Amorji Nike community of Abakpa axis in Enugu.
Disclosing this in a statement in Enugu, the command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, explained that the incident, which happened on October 4 took place at Amorji Nike community of Abakpa axis in Enugu East Local Government Area of the state.
According to him, “It was gathered that a man whose identity is yet to be established was allegedly beaten to death on Oct. 4 at Amorji Nike, Enugu for stealing a yam tuber.
“His corpse was dumped in a compound from where it was recovered.”
He revealed that already, investigations have commenced into the issue, adding that two suspects have been arrested in connection to the incident.
He added: “The arrested suspects are currently helping police operatives in their investigations.”