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Four Prominent Chiefs Missing After Police Invasion in Anambra


The Abagana Welfare Association, AWA, in Anambra State has declared four prominent traditional leaders of the community missing.

The Onowu (traditional Prime Minister) of Abagana, High Chief Alfred Onugha who spoke in a telephone interview with Vanguard, yesterday, identify those missing as; High Chiefs Amobi Ezekwe, Eugene Anene, Stephen Ezediegwu and Charles Nwazojie.

He said that the chiefs missing after the police invasion of Abagana community following the land dispute between the people and Ukpo community.

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AWA in a petition asked the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, to compel the state Police Commissioner, Samuel Okaula, to immediately release all persons arrested in the wake of the latest round of clashes between the two communities or, in the alternative, charge them to court.

They said that some of those arrested in the land dispute were paraded as terrorists while the whereabouts of others including the high chiefs were unknown.

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