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…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.”

Author: Cerebral Lemon