Gunmen have killed and beheaded a member of Ebubeagu security operative, Sunday Nwafor at Ekpelu in Ikwo local government area of Ebonyi State.
Gunmen Kill Ebubeagu Security Operative in Ebonyi
The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Loveth Odah, who confirmed the incident, said the gunmen stormed the house of Sunday Nwafor while he was asleep in the night and shot him dead.
Odah said the gunmen dragged his body out of his room and beheaded him, they accused the deceased of leaving them behind in the bush to enjoy himself after allegedly collecting N30,000 from the government.
She said, “According to the DPO of Ikwo police division, some gunmen went to one Sunday Nwafor’s house. Sunday Nwafor is about 30 years old and a member of Ebubeagu security outfit, Ikwo local government area.
“The gunmen broke into his room while he was asleep and shot him dead. They dragged the body outside the room and beheaded him.
“According to the wife who spoke to policemen, before she heard a gunshot, she over-heard one of the hoodlums telling her husband that he left them in the bush and came back home to enjoy himself by collecting N30, 000 from government.
“Two of the suspects have been arrested. Investigation is ongoing. This act is barbaric and act of inhumanity. Why are we recording these things in Ikwo? This is coming barely two weeks after recording the other Ebubeagu incident that was also killed in this form and half burnt.”
Odah said the commissioner of police in the state has ordered an investigation into the incident and has vowed to bring to justice those responsible for it.
KanyiDaily had also reported that a few weeks ago, police confirmed the killing of a 32-year-old ESN operatives, Ifeanyi Orogbo, in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi state.