Sit-at-home: Two people feared dead, properties burnt in Nnewi
No fewer than two persons have been feared killed in Nnewi, Anambra State on Monday in the midst of almost full obedience to the sit-at-home order by the IPOB group.
At least three vehicles were said to be set ablaze in the industrial hub of the state while a Toyota Camry car was discovered abandoned on the street as the driver file for safety
The Nation received that there were sporadic gunshots within the Izuchukwu crossroad of the area at about 6 am.
An eye witness, who pleaded anonymity, said he was shocked to see the two corpses along the road.
“We could not imagine our eyes when we turned up to behold two dead bodies of young men. Yet, no one could clarify who was responsible.”
Highways and main streets were abandoned as markets, offices, banks and other public places were shadows of themselves at the time of this report.
The Police spokesperson, Tochukwu Ikenga, When contacted affirmed the happening, saying Police operatives were already at the scene to calm the situation
“I can affirm to you that we recorded an incident in Nnewi roundabout and police operatives are presently there. However, the details are still sketchy.
“Further information will be transmitted please,” he said