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Enugu shooting: Conduct open trial of killer cops – Ohanaeze tells police




The youth wing of apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has requested the Nigeria Police Drive to conduct a public trial of the unnamed Inspector concerned within the killing of 5 Enugu residents on Sunday.


This was contained in a press release issued by the OYC President-Basic, Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, and the Secretary-Basic, Comrade Obinna Achionye.

DAILY POST had reported that the Inspector went wild, taking pictures everybody in sight, an act that left 5 individuals lifeless and 4 others in essential situation

It has not been established the motive behind his motion, however the Police say he has been taken into custody.

The OYC has now requested the police hierarchy to not shroud the trial of the erring officer in secrecy.

The Igbo group mentioned within the assertion on Thursday that, “whereas we thank Enugu youths for remaining calm within the face of this senseless provocation, their calmness shouldn’t be taken with no consideration.

“It’s so unhappy that that is coming at a time we’re making efforts to fix the bitter relationship between safety companies and members of the general public, particularly the youths.

“The one solution to assuage the sentiments of the victims’ members of the family is for the police to conduct open prosecution of the suspect. This isn’t a time to cover something. We wish to see that justice is finished and appropriately, too.”

He, nevertheless, commiserated with the households and the Enugu State Authorities over the colossal lack of lives, stressing “we’re all distressed and heartbroken over this avoidable tragedy. We stand with the households on this second of grief.

“We additionally thank Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his swift response and plead with him to help the households of the deceased victims, particularly these of them who have been bread winners,” he added.

The youth group introduced that it has arrange an unbiased enquiry to seek out out what led to the incident. It mentioned the panel is headed by the Secretary-Basic, Achionye.

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