Welcome, Guest: Join Nigeria Student Forum / Login / Trending Now / Recent Topics / Hot-Topics / Jamb News / Campus Gists / Nurses Arena

Stats: 18,180 Members, 73,896 Topics, 16,006 Comments. Date: Oct 23 2019, 9:49 am

Do you like to own a professional Forum Like this or You want to build something different for your business
Click To Call Us


100Level, Nigeria.

facebook twitter google linkedin

Hoodlums over the weekend invaded and attacked St. Peters Anglican Church, Aguleri in Anambra-East Local Government Area of Anambra State, inflicting injuries with machetes on a church teacher, the priest and the church gardener.
DAILY POST gathered that the church teacher, Mr. Christopher Chukwu had come out in the dead of the night to ease himself when he saw strange flashlights in the church premises and proceeded towards the direction.
A source said the hoodlums pounced on Chukwu, using machetes and other weapons on him.
“His cry for help attracted the resident priest, Rev. Akachukwu Ikedilo and the gardener, Mr. Mathew Nwude, who suffered the same fate in a bid to rescue the catechist from the marauders,” the source said.
However, Rev. Ikedilo, who narrated the ordeal to journalists said that it was the church teacher and the gardener, who encountered the hoodlums and that from what he was told, the miscreants cut him with an axe and that in a bid to escape, the hoodlums inflicted more injuries on him and the gardener.
“When I came down to ascertain what happened, the criminals had fled and left the church teacher and the gardener in a pool of their blood,” the priest said.
The President-General of Aguleri Community Assembly, Chief Barr. Hipo Onwuegbuke, who also narrated the sad event recalled that he got a distress call at about 3:45 am from one of their relatives.
He said, “I immediately alerted the police and local vigilantes, who stormed the church premises just in time but unfortunately the miscreants, had escaped through Umueri, a neighbouring community.
“The police and local vigilante operatives saw the ladder with which the hoodlums wanted to use to climb into the residence of the priest.”
Fears in the community, however, is that the hoodlums didn’t come to steal from the church, fuelling the belief that they may have been attacked by a neighbouring community (name withheld) with whom Aguleri has had a history of war.
But the Anambra State Police command, speaking through its spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed dismissed the insinuation, saying that the invaders were on a mission to rob.
But Onwuegbuke, insisted that the horrible incident was more than just robbery, insisting that a similar incident had recently been foiled by local vigilance group.

0 Like

Don't have an account? Use the form below to signup for a Nigeria Student Forum Account

E.g Seuncoded

I agree to the terms of service

Viewing this topic:
1 guest viewing this topic
Download the Ngstudentforum app for Android Devices

Disclaimer: Every Nigeria Student Forum member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nigeria Student Forum.
- Copyright © 2016 - 2019. All rights reserved.
For enquiries & feedbacks send email to: Contact-US