I.G Orders Police Officer Arrest Over Fulani Herdsmen Attack In Enugu
Actions is already being taken by the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase to bring the Fulani herdsmen to justice due to the butcher and brutal killings done in Enugu state.
The I.G of Police, Arase has ordered the arrest of a serving Police Corporal for allegedly aiding the Fulani herdsmen, the Corporal who is attached at Adani Police Divisional Headquarters has been detained in police custody until full investigation is carried out as regards the attack of the Fulani herdsmen on Ukpabi-Nimbo community last Monday in Enugu.
Mr. Solomon Arase who paid a condolence visit to Ukpabi-Nimbo community on Wednesday ordered that the Corporal be arrested while full investigation is carried out.
The I.G sent his deepest condolence to the families of the victim and assured them that the Police would ensure that all those involved in the brutal acts will face the law. He went on to describe the issue as depressing.
In his words, “I want to assure all Nigerians that those persons involved in this killing can not get away with it, it is a punishable offense and they must be brought to book and that is the reason why I am here, so i can get first hand information on what has happened here and I must say it a tragedy and very depressing”.
Dr. George Ajogwu, the Spokesman of the Ukpabi-Nimbo community said that the incident would not have been so devastating if the police had acted on the information they gave them days before the attack.
One of the persons who accompanied the I.G of Police, Senator Chuka Utazi, who is representing Enugu North Senatorial District told the Inspector-General of Police that decomposing bodies are still being recovered from bushes and they have not being able to get the exact number of those that were butchered.