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Police arrest 5 suspects for beheading herdsman in Ebonyi

By Peter Okutu

Abakaliki—ASSISTANT Inspector-General of Police, Musa Kimo yesterday said police have arrested no fewer than 4 persons for beheading a herdsman (names withheld)   in Onunwakpu, Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

Arrested and handcuffed

Last year, four residents of the area were killed by herdsmen who attacked the community and destroyed their houses, economic trees and other valuable properties.

At the weekend, a herdsman was allegedly beheaded in the community.

AIG Musa Kimo said some persons have been arrested in connection to the gruesome murder of the herdsman.

He disclosed this when he paid a courtesy call on Governor Dave Umahi to inform him of the launching of Operation PUFF ADDER in the state as directed by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Adamu Mohammed.

 

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