Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Unbelievable: Angry Villagers Beat Their Own Traditional Ruler To Death In Enugu

According to a report by The Nation, a traditional ruler of a community in Enugu, an autonomous community of Ogbosinne, in the local government area of ​​Nkanu West has allegedly been killed by his subjects.

The real name of the father was given as Igwe Stephen Nwatu.

A source close to the community revealed that the traditional ruler found his untimely death in the hands of his subjects when he supposedly wanted to prevent them from attending a scheduled meeting with Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi on Monday afternoon.

In the ensuing altercation, the Monarch allegedly ordered his driver to invade his subjects, but the driver refused to yield to his orders.

It was said that the driver had mistakenly knocked down an old man with his car and had broken his legs when he tried to reverse.

This angered the members of the community who formed a mobilized mob to carry out the writing.

No less than 200 people supposedly descended upon the royal father and gave him the beating of his life.

Later he was taken to the University Hospital of Enugu State, (ESUTH) Parklane, where he died.

Confirming the development, the council's area president, Henry Okenwa said: "I was informed about the incident on Monday afternoon and ran to Parklane Hospital where I found him unconscious, he was later revived and talked to me. allow him to stabilize more.

"Unfortunately, around 1 a.m. I received another call that the traditional rule has transmitted." I also ran back to the hospital where I found that it was true, and we made efforts to deposit it in the morgue.

"Since Monday night, the police have been fighting to make sure there is peace, burning houses could have started after the police left the community and I informed the governor." As we speak, I'm with the police commissioner. discussing the situation, "he said.

Contacted, the spokesman for the Enugu State Police Command, Superintendent Ebere Amaraizu also confirmed the incident, but no arrests have been made.

He said: "The command through the agents of the state department of criminal intelligence and investigations has begun a large-scale investigation into the incident in order to discover the circumstances surrounding the incident, as well as those involved, among other things" .

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