Ebenebe Funeral Killings :Anambra Police Command Nabs Suspects, CP Seeks Support Of Church In Crime Fighting

Written by on March 2, 2022



The Anambra State Police Commissioner, CP EchengEcheng, has announced the arrests of some suspects in connection with the Ebenebe funeral killing.

CP Echeng disclosed this during a visit to the Archbishop of Onitsha Archdiocese, Most Reverend Valerian Okeke.

Correspondent Kenechukwu Chukwudi reports that

CP Echeng said that the visit was aimed as seeking the collaboration of the Archbishop and his counsel on how to better secure the lives and property of Ndi Anambra given the security challenges currently bedeviling the country and its negative consequences on lives and economic activities across the nation.


He revealed that the sad incident that happened at Ebenebe in Awka North Local Government Area over the weekend, where mourners were killed during a funeral was a cult related incident assuring that the perpetrators will not go unpunished.

He called on communities to duly inform the police when such scenario is most likely to happen.

In his remark, Archbishop Okeke described the visit as necessary, saying that the police need the cooperation of people to do their job effectively.

He advised the youths against vices that are currently becoming a menace to the society especially cultism, internet scam and ritual killings, urging them to work hard, be patient with life, as money does not solve every problem.

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