Herdsmen attack Enugu community


Suspected herdsmen, attacked Okpanku community in Aniri Local Government Area of Enugu State and injured a security guard.

According to a community leader, “the Fulani herdsmen were walking across the community with their cattle, when, suddenly, the herders entered the compound of one Eric Ogudu and started plucking mangoes. The security guard in that compound (name withheld) tried to stop them, but they refused and in the ensuing tiff, they gave him several machete cuts on his arms and shoulder. The guard started shouting ‘Fulani people don kill me ooo’. Immediately, the attention of the people were drawn and the villagers came and pursued them.”

The spokesman of the police in Enugu, Superintendent of Police, Ebere Amaraizu confirmed the attack. Police have commenced investigation into the matter, he said.


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