Be Alert: Villagers Warns Motorist, As Bandits Went Berserk Along Enugu- Okigwe Road, Kidnap Passengers
Kidnappers went berserk on the Leru-Ihube-Okigwe road Monday evening, commuters were stranded and unlucky ones were abducted. The police were helpless, the soldiers were alerted for rescue, they responded. Though their presence and the rains did ameliorate the incident to an extent. But the retreated Bandits regrouped, returned later, burnt the military vehicle on the road, the killing orgy escalated leaving many casualties, some reportedly died in the incident and scores abducted.
That Cashew area on that road is dangerous now says one of the villagers who simply does not want to be identified. He said ‘More prayers and a lot of caution for the road users should be applied. If you are to use that road, wind down your car glasses, off your radio, your Ac, reduce speed, if the road has sparse number of vehicles, apply wisdom, watch out for those revenue men on the road. If they are not on that road and on their usual spots, stop your movement until you are sure. because those criminals dislodged from the cattle market at Lokpanta are dangerous and are on the prowl.