Operatives of Ebubeagu security network have reportedly killed seven wedding guests in Awomama, Oru West Local Government Area of Imo State.
Eculaw News gathered that the unfortunate incident happened on Sunday as the victims were returning to their village, Otulu, in Oru East Local Government Area of the state.
The President General of the Otulu community, Nnamdi Agbor, told journalists that seven persons died on the spot while others were missing.
He said, “As they were going home, Ebubeagu operatives saw them on motorcycles and opened fire on them. As I speak to you, we have recovered seven bodies who are our people.”
He said the commissioner of police and the commander of 34 Artillery Brigade Command had visited the area.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, CSP Mike Abattam, confirmed the incident.
He said the police had launched an investigation into the incident.