Policeman , two others killed in Umunze , Anambra state ----await our official statement on that --PPRO



 www.odogwublog.com reports that Umunze , a boarder community in Orumba South local government area of Anambra state has been abandoned by youths following a clash between the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) and some youths of the community which left allegedly a police officer and two youths dead.
Aside the alleged killings , the clash ended in arrests, and detention of several youths as well as  destruction of police vehicle and a brothel in the area.
But the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Nkiruka Nwode, when contacted, admitted that SARS was in Umunze to make arrest on a totally different issue but asked our correspondent to await official police statement on the alleged killing of a police officer and two youths.

www.odogwublog.com correspondent gathered that the peace and tranquility of Nsogwu village, Umunze in Orumba South Local Government  of Anambra State was disrupted again about 4:30pm on Friday when a Hilux car described as  SARS vehicle parked at the famous joint in the village known as Guzoro ministry with officials of SARS started harassing people that were enjoying their weekend.

This infuriated Umunze youths who had earlier last two months gone on a peaceful protest stating that the services of the police, SARS or any law enforcement agency is no longer needed in their community.

They barricaded the arena and resisted any attempt to arrest anybody due to the unlawful arrest, detention  and maltreatment meted out on the youths of the community before the incident which did not go down with the SARS Operatives.

The SARS operatives allegedly shot five youths who are indigenes and it aroused the anger of the youths cumulating in a riot that led to the killing of one SARS officer and setting ablaze of their Hilux Van. Other security operatives scampered for safety.

According to an eye witness who pleaded anonymity;"the maybe started on Friday evening when SARS operatives came to arrest Okechukwu, the owner of Guzoro.

Other version of the story said it was the attempted arrest of one Okechukwu , owner of Guzoro but since he was not around the SARS planned to take  away his younger brother Ajah and the Bar man but met resistance from the youth of the community leading to the fracas.

Efforts to hear from the President, Umunze youth association proved abortive as his phone was turned off.

There is atmosphere of fears, sorrows and wailings as women and the elderly alleged that most of their innocent sons and daughters were picked up from their homes to unknown destinations.
The traditional ruler of Umunze, Igwe Promise Eze, who confirmed the incident said they were on top of the situation now.

 Odogwu Emeka Odogwu and Lawrence Nwimo , Awka
Policeman , two others killed in Umunze , Anambra state ----await our official statement on that --PPRO Policeman , two others killed in Umunze , Anambra state  ----await our official statement on that --PPRO Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Monday, March 05, 2018 Rating: 5

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