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4 killed in Ezeagu, Enugu in a fresh communal crisis

4 killed in Ezeagu, Enugu in a fresh communal crisis

The Spokesperson of Enugu State Police Command, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, has notified the public that 12 suspects have been arrested in connection to the communal crisis in Ezeagu local government area in the state.

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In a statement, Ndukwe said that the clash between the Oyofo and Awha communities took place on Friday at about 10 am and that four people were killed.

“The Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmed Ammani, has ordered the deployment of police operatives to Oyofo and Awha communities.

“The deployment is to maintain the normalcy already restored in the area after the clash.

“The clash led to the murder of four males and the burning of one tricycle and five motorcycles,” he said.

The police spokesman noted that preliminary investigation showed that the clash was due to land ownership tussle between the communities.

Jude Ogbonna

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