There was pandemonium in Awo-Omamma in the Oru East local government area of Imo state, on Monday, July 18, as irate residents took to the streets to protest the killing of 14 young men returning from a traditional wedding ceremony.
The residents accused operatives of the Ebube-Agu security outfit in the state of committing the crime. It was gathered that the tragic incident happened on Sunday evening.
In one of the videos, tens of people were seen gathered around a Hiace bus that fell into a gutter, where the bodies of the victims were reportedly seen. The people in the video were heard crying and calling for revenge, [email protected] to wipe out the family members of the Ebube-Agu Security outfit that participated in the alleged killings.
One of the voices in one of the videos said, “Ogwu Mozambique of Amuri, Hope Uzodimma and Ebube-Agu people, this Ebube-Agu must end. We must put a stop to these Ebube-Agu atrocities; they are doing very big harm in Awo-Omamma: Oru East and Oru West as a whole, killing our youths for no reason. Why?.
Ogwu Mozambique is the Commander of Ebube-Agu killing his brothers and sisters for no reason. Why? Why? A bandit from Mozambique, a terror, somebody they have marked as a terrorist in Mozambique; come back here and collect Ebube-Agu Commander.
In another video which had also gone viral, a woman was seen lamenting the murder of the 14 young men, saying two of her husband’s children were gruesomely killed.
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