Enugu - The police in Enugu State are investigating the
death of a man, allegedly killed by a mob after he allegedly hacked another to
death in Achara-Ndiagu community in Nkanu West Local Government Area.
The Enugu State Police Command spokesman, Mr Ebere Amaraizu,
confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on
“The sleepy and quite community of Achara-Ndiagu in Nkanu
West Local Government Area was thrown to mourning on Friday after the gruesome
incident,’’ Amaraizu said.
He said available information indicated that an unknown
young man had come into the community on the pretext of praying but later
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He said the man allegedly cut off the ear of a lady
identified as ‘’Miss Nnamani Mary with a cutlass before gruesomely killing one
Ifeanyi Mba, who had intervened to ward off his attack on Miss Nnamani,’’ by cutting-off
“It was further gathered that the alleged action of the yet
to be known suspect angered sympathisers and allegedly generated a mob action
against the suspect which allegedly caused his death,’’ Amaraizu said.
He said that the corpses of Mba and the alleged assailant
had been deposited at the District Hospital Mortuary, Agbani, in the area.
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