Security personnel killed by unknown gunmen, corpse reportedly burnt

Unknown persons have reportedly killed a member of the Ebubeagu security network in Ebonyi State, Police have confirmed.

It was gathered that the victim, 32-year-old Ifeanyi Orogbowhow, was murdered and partially burnt by the attackers.

Speaking on the development, Ebonyi Police Spokesperson, Loveth Odah said: “The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Ikwo Police Division said “at about 3:00 a.m. that he received a phone call from one source at Igweledeoha Amagu Ikwo that one Ebubeagu security outfit, Ifeanyi Orogbo, 32-year-old who is indigenous to Igweledeoha was murdered and partially burnt by unknown people in his beer parlour shop along Eke Achara-Agubia Road.

“The DPO said as he received the information, he quickly mobilised a team of police operatives to the area but the culprits had deserted the area. He said the corpse has been taken to a general hospital for preservation and autopsy.”

The spokesperson said two persons suspected to be involved in the murder of the Ebubeagu official have been arrested by the Police.

She said the State Commissioner of Police, Garba Aliyu has expressed dismay over the killing of the Ebubeagu security official and has vowed to bring the perpetrators to book.

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