Subsequent upon the resurgent violent attack at Ogbete-Mgbuji in Eha-Amufu Community of Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State, the Commissioner of Police, Abubakar Lawal, alongside other security chiefs on Friday visited Eha-Amufu community to assess the security situation in the area over the killings in the area by unknown gunmen.
It was reported that the attack was alleged to have been caused by Fulani herdsmen who reportedly unleashed terror on farmers in and around the farm settlements in the community, bordering Enugu and Benue States.
The Commissioner used the opportunity of the visit to address and interact with members of the Community, at Obibi-Mgbuji Village Square; and re-assured them of the police and other security agencies’ commitment to decisively tackle the violent attacks in the area.
He, however, called on them to be vigilant, law-abiding and promptly volunteer useful information that will help the Security Operatives to contain activities of the assailants.
The CP and entourage was received and guided by the Area Commander, Udenu Area Command, ACP Edwin Egwuekwe, and a team of Isi-Uzo Local Government Area leadership, led by the Vice Chairman, Mr. Ogechukwu Nnamani.
It will be recalled that the yet-to-be identified assailants, on June 13, 2022, attacked and murdered three male victims, at Ogbete-Mgbuji area of the community. The victims of the gun attack were confirmed dead by doctors and deposited in the mortuary for preservation and autopsy.
Meanwhile, manhunt of the assailants had commenced.
Uche Nwosu is a two time Shell Petroleum PLC award winner in the year 2000;
He won the Shell Award on Investigative Journalism and Environmental Cleanliness.