ENUGU— The Police in Enugu State on Friday, confirmed the arrest of one of the suspected masterminds of an attack on Ndiagu Attakwu community, Akegbe-Ugwu in Nkanu West Local Government Area of the state.
Rampaging Fulani herdsmen had earlier carried out an early morning invasion in the Enugu West community on Thursday, August 25; leading to the death of a Catholic seminarian, Mr. Lawrence Nwafor. Four others, including a pregnant woman, whose intestines were ripped off are still battling for their lives after the gruesome attack.
“His arrest came through intelligence information gathered. The said suspect, who claimed that he is 20 years old, revealed that he came in from Gusau Zamfara State to Enugu recently for the purposes of rearing cattle, but has none to rear till now.
“Investigations have commenced in full scale into his nefarious activities with a view to unmasking his gang members so that they can be brought to book.
“The state commissioner of police Emmanuel Ojukwu has vowed to unmask all those involved in the dastardly act and bring them to book.”
Reporting from Enugu