BY FRANCIS IGATA
ENUGU – The sleepy town of Umuokara,Orba in Udenu Local Government of Enugu State was midnight, last Friday, thrown into morning following a fight which ensued between two belligerent brothers that led to the killing of the younger one.
Police source revealed that the deceased,Ngwu Sunday, shared the same mother with the suspect,Ngwoke Chukwudi but had different fathers.
Findings showed that the suspect who is the elder brother had engaged his younger brother believed to be about 25-years-old in a fight over a yet-to-be establish differences.
Police Public Relations Officer,PPRO,Mr. Ebere Amaraizi,DSP, confirmed the incident in a statement to newsmen explaining that the deceased died as a result of injuries dealt on his head when the suspect hit the deceased with Iron which left him sprawling.
“The deceased was hit with a piece of iron on the head and he fell down and became unconscious. It was further gathered that efforts made to revive him as he was rushed to a nearby hospital proved abortive as the medical doctor on duty confirmed him dead. The state command of the Police has commenced a full scale investigations into the alleged incident, with a view to arresting the suspect who after committing the act took to his heels”.
Meantime,eagle-eyed operatives of the 9th-Mile division of Enugu Police command has in the early hours of November 15 at about 4.AM at 9th-Mile nabbed a notorious cult kingpin identified as Okey Onee from Uburu in Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
Suspect was said to be a mastermind of a cult clash at Ifueke,Ameke-Ngwo of 9th-Mile axis of the state which started on October 25 leaving scores injured even as a cultist died in the face-off.