Tension Rises in Ogurugu Community:
Earlier in the Ogurugu community, located in the Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State, an alarming situation unfolded as armed men suspected to be bandits besieged the area, causing heightened tension.
Kidnappings Amidst Insecurity:
Reports obtained by Naija News indicated that the assailants successfully abducted at least four women during the incident, spiriting them away to an unknown location.
This occurrence adds to the existing security challenges faced by the Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, which has been persistently targeted by herders and local militias.
Continued Threats and Insecurity:
The attack, which took place on Tuesday evening, is part of a series of security issues affecting the Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area.
Recently, armed individuals reportedly took control of the Ogboli axis and the Ogurugu community, where they have been carrying out kidnappings.
Community Voices Concern:
A source from the community expressed deep concern over the rising incidents of kidnappings. Nick Ogbebe, a community member, shared, “On Tuesday, four individuals were abducted in the Ogurugu community.”
He highlighted that these individuals were poor mothers and farmers working in a palm plantation company to support their families.
With no information on their whereabouts, he appealed for prayers, especially considering the approaching farming season.
Police Silent Amidst Crisis:
While the Ogurugu community grapples with the aftermath of the abduction, the Enugu State Police Command has not issued any official statement regarding the reported incident as of the latest update, leaving residents and observers anxious about the unfolding security situation.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn