Police not aware of killing, eating of 5 farmers corpses in Ebonyi–PPRO

The Police Command in Ebonyi on Wednesday, said it was aware of the killing and eating of five of cassava harvesters in the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that several media on Wednesday reported that no fewer than five indigenes of Ugwelu village, in Ekoli-Edda community, Afikpo Local Government Area of the were killed by assailants on Monday.

The reports added that the assailants, who were from Cross allegedly attacked, killed and ate up the five lifeless in their farmland.

Reacting to the development, DSP Loveth Odah, Spokesperson of Police Command in Ebonyi said the command was aware of the incident.

According to Odah, “I aware of such report.”

NAN recalls that Ugwelu village, Ekoli-Edda community in Ebonyi and Erei Community in the Biasa LGA of been having disagreement over the control and ownership of a palm tree plantation located in the area. (NAN)