NSUKKA----There is anxiety in Nkpologwu, Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State following the alleged murder of two persons by unknown gunmen on Tuesday.
A member of the security personnel in the local government who confirmed the story in an interview with nrewsmen said the incident happened close to the Adada Dam in he area.
According to the source one of the victims, identified as 'Deri Nwa Mama,' from the neighbouring Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of the state, was a member of the Neighbourhood Watch group in Opanda Community, also in the council area.
It was alleged that the body of 'Deri Nwa Mama,' was burnt beyond recognition after he had been killed by the gunmen.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Daniel Ndukwe, said he was in a meeting and could not respond to enquires.
He said, "Sorry, I have a meeting now," he said in a text message
However, it was learned that three other victims were tied to trees within the scene of the incident and given severe machete cuts.
The source who confirmed the killings said, "Unknown gunmen have just shot two persons dead at Nkpologwu. We are on our way to recover their remains as I speak with you.
"Three others were tied on trees within the area and given severe machete cuts. It happened close to Adada Dam."