The Police Command in Ebonyi State, has castigated the attack reported thrown on herdsmen by unidentified opponent, which caused the death of two residents in Ebonyi community.

The police revealed this in a statement signed by CP Philip Sule Maku, the Commissioner of Police, and send to newsmen by DSP Loveth Odah, the Police Public Relations Officer, in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State.

However, the commissioner of police in the state, directed for a total enquiries into the source of the demised of the two herdsmen; one Adamu Ibrahim ‘m’ 7 years and Jubril Ibrahim ‘m’ 15 years who were living in Ukwuachi Forest Ishieke in Ebonyi LGA of the state.

CP Philip, appealed the Ishieku town to fearless, emphasized the preparedness of the command to bring peace and order in the area.

The statement credited to the commissioner of police read in details: “The Commissioner of Police Ebonyi State Command, CP Philip Sule Maku, has condemned the attack on Fulani Herdsmen camp at Ukwuachi Forest Ishieke in Ebonyi LGA of the State, which resulted to the death of two persons one Adamu Ibrahim ‘m’ 7 years and Jubril Ibrahim ‘m’ 15 years living two others critically injured, who are currently receiving treatment at AE-Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki.

“One Ado Ibrahim, a Fulani herdsmen, who reported at Ishieke Division, stated that the victims are his grand-children and that the attack took place at their camp in the aforementioned area while the children were sleeping after cow grazing on the 28th September, 2020 by 9pm.

“The Commissioner of Police, who undertook a tour to the area, has ordered a full-scale investigation into the matter with a view to arresting the perpetrators who fled the scene immediately after the incident.

“He also urges the general public especially herders to remain calm and not to embark on any reprisal attack as the Command under his watch will leave no stone unturned for the interest of justice".

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