Four persons killed, house set ablaze in fresh Abia attack

Unknown assailants have killed four persons in Amangwu Ohafia community of Ohafia local government area of Abia State.

The assailants were said to set fire to many houses during the attack, while many villagers have fled their homes.

Meanwhile, the chairman of Ohafia Local Government Area, Okorafor Ukiwe has issued a statement on the incident.

The statement obtained by TheCornet reads: “The Executive chairman, Ohafia Local Government, Dr Okorafor Ukiwe has set up a committee to unravel the immediate and remote causes of the violent attack in Amangwu Ohafia, leading to loss of four lives and destruction of properties on 28th February 2022.

It added that the chairman urged “traditional rulers and youth bodies in Ohafia to be vigilant and assist law enforcement agents to fish out hoodlums and criminals causing mayhem and disturbing the peace of the local government.

However, neither the Abia State Government nor the state police command has officially commented on the incident.

More to follow…

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