Just In: Enugu community condemns allegation of land grabbing against monarch
The people of Obeagu Ugwuaji Autonomous Community, in Enugu South Council of Enugu State, have condemned what they described as ‘media trial’ of their traditional ruler, Igwe Christopher Ikenga, and his police son, who is a Deputy Superintendent of Police, Tochukwu.
Some persons claiming leadership of Isiagu General Assembly had accused the monarch of grabbing their ancestral land, as well as arresting and intimidating them…….Continue Reading
In a statement signed by the Secretary of Obeagu Ugwuaji palace, Chief Edwin Nyia, the community stated “that the report of land grabbing, torture, intimidation, arrest and harassment by Igwe Ikenga is false, malicious and an attempt to tarnish the image of the royal family.
Nyia said: “We would advise that the general public be well guided.”He challenged persons making the allegations to “provide members of the public information about name of police department that arrested them, the date they were arrested, the place they were arrested from, other names of police officers that joined in enforcing the arrest and where they were detained.”
the persons that sustain gunshot injuries, where they were treated, the eyewitnesses and other proofs that may be relevant as the Nigeria Police is a responsible public institution, which one can go to verify things.”