Angry villagers set three houses ablaze because of the continuous killing of village members. Houses owned by the alleged suspected killer at Ekwereocha-Amakohia in Ihitte Uboma local government area of Imo state.
“They did not only kill the woman they also matcheted a little child living with her, but fortunately the little child did not die as she later mentioned names of those that killed the woman, and as a result of this information, the police were able to arrest them.
“Three houses were burnt down.This kind of dreadful abnormality has not happened before and the youths felt that if they don’t react that the killings will continue and they set the houses ablaze.the Chairman Interim Management Committee, IMC, of Ihitte/Uboma, Chike Olemgbe, said the situation has been put under control.
“Immediately that incident happened, I called my people together and warned them not to take laws into their hands and that they should allow the laws be applied accordingly. I also called various security agencies and they answered me and intervened to calm the situation.”
Chike said before the woman’s killing, one Oluchi Osuji killed in 2016. So many governments have come and gone, this government said it is not going to continue. We moved in and we have been able to arrest some suspects.OMOKOSHABAN