Gunmen invade Delta State Community,destroys Houses

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Gunmen invade Delta State Community,destroys Houses

Gunmen invade Delta State Community,destroys HousesGunmen have  at the  weekend  stormed Uwheru community in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, vandalising  houses and  destroying cars belonging to supporters of a former aide to the head  of the community, Mr. Clement Osieta. Zobo.ng reporters learnt that the gunmen appears to be  political thugs who had earlier beaten one Mr. George Imiti, an elder brother of a councillor in the area.

In the morning yesterday , Over 600 indigenes of the community, had fled into the bush for fear of being attacked by the armed thugs, who reportedly invaded the town at 1a.m.

A source told zobo.ng reporters that: “The current incidence in the community   was because the ring-leader of the gunmen was arrested by the police. So the top official wants to stop his prosecution.

“At Egbo quarters, two houses belonging to one Boge Ogbe were vandalised alongside a beer parlour in front of his house.

“Margaret Ogbe’s store was vandalised and the armed youths went away with the N800,000 given to her to keep by her club.

“At Odja, four houses were destroyed. A People’s Democratic Party, PDP, chairman in Uwheru was not spared as his house and Toyota Corolla car were destroyed.

“Also vandalised is Mr Wilson Umukoro’s house; Umokoro is an In-law to Clement Osieta.”

Gunmen invade Delta State Community,destroys Houses

 

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