Fulani herdsmen on rampage in Enugu

Posted by Cosmas Asogwa On Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1 comments
Rampaging Fulani herdsmen have continued to terrorise Enugu State with reports of robbery attacks which led to the death of a victim while another who  was attacked in the state capital escaped with machete wounds.
The police in Enugu confirmed the death of one Theophilus Eneje, a businessman who was allegedly attacked by the herdsmen along the lonely Ibeagwa/Ezimo Road in Udenu Local Government Area of the state.  Eneje, who was carrying empty bottles with which he intended to buy drinks at Obollo-Afor reportedly ran into ambush laid by the herdsmen.
He was allegedly dealt a machete cut on the head when he resisted attempt to rob him of the cash he was carrying. He was said to have been robbed and left to bleed to death.
Another victim of the herdsmen alleged invasion is a night-guard who works at Aninwede Street in Obiagu area of Ogui New-Layout.
The guard, whose identity could not be confirmed as at the time of this report was said to have closed from work at about 6am and was trekking home when he was accosted by the cattle rearers along the Ebeano tunnel.
The victim, according to our source, who also put up some resistance received deep machete cuts before escaping from his captors.

He has been receiving treatment at the Park Lame Hospital in Enugu.The Enugu state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), told our reporter that the command has commenced investigations into  the incidence of armed robbery attack  by men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. He said that manhunt has been intensified to arrest the suspected Fulani robbers especially those that killed Mr. Eneje along Ibeagwa/Ezimo in Udenu Local Government Area of the state.
From PETRUS OBI, Enugu
Source: THE SUN


Asogwa Barthson said...

I wonder why these herdsmen cannot stay in their own territory for once... They don't have respect for life at all...!

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