A popular native doctor known as Nze Law and his domestic workers have reportedly beaten one his home helps to death for allegedly eating meat.
It was gathered that the incident which reportedly took place on Sunday evening led the youths of Amandugba community in the Isu Local Government Area– where the deceased teenager hails from – to go on rampage in nearby Amankwo village, Alaenyi Ogwa in Mbaitoli LGA, where the incident took place.
Sources told SaharaReporters that the native doctor after killing the deceased, ensured that his corpse was buried in a nearby bush without the knowledge of the relatives of the deceased.
One of the sources told SaharaReporters that the deceased simply known as Sunny was beaten to death by the native doctor and his other domestic helps for allegedly eating a piece of meat kept by the native doctor without his principal’s consent.
The development caused panic within the area as youths from the Amandugba village trooped to the home of the native doctor for a reprisal but he had fled his home.
It was further gathered that as the youths made to destroy Nze Law’s mansion, operatives of the state police command were invited to contain the situation.
A village source told SaharaReporters that “the deceased youth was subjected to general beating by the native doctor and his domestic servants because he ate a piece of roasted meat without the consent of his principal”.
One of the sources in the community said, “They beat him up until he gave up the ghost and was buried in a nearby bush without even contacting his family.
“So, when the information got to his people in Amandugba, a neighbouring community to Ogwa, the youth of the community felt bad, mobilised themselves and stormed the home of the native doctor at Amankwo to avenge the death of one of them.
“But luckily for Nze Law, he had already got the information of the plan to invade his house and fled before their arrival.
“So, by the time the youths arrived at Nze Law’s house, some policemen also showed up and stopped them from carrying out whatever plan they had against Nze Law.”
When Saharareporters contacted the spokesman for Imo State police command, Henry Okoye, he said he had yet to receive the details but promised to share the information as soon as it was available.
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