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4 arrested over killing of Ebubeagu operatives in Ebonyi

Four suspects have been arrested over the killing of two Ebubeagu Security operatives in Ebonyi State. learned that the victims were shot at the popular Ebebe junction, along Ogbaga road in Abakaliki.

The incident, which took place on Friday night, caused palpable fears among indigenes of the State as many were seen scampering for safety.

Confirming the arrest, the Commander of Ebubeagu Security outfit in Ebonyi State, Mr Friday Nnana said that the suspects have been handed over to the police for further investigation.

According to Friday Nnana during a routine patrol last night, the killers of the two members of Ebubeagu Security outfit who lost their lives at a checkpoint at Ebebe junction in Abakaliki were apprehended.”

Confessing the crime, one of the suspects, Simon Ebube an indigene of Ihaimufu, Enugu State, said it was boss that said we should follow him. We saw an Ebubeagu operative and macheted him.

“We were six that carried out the attack on the operatives. Our names are Boss Marvife, boss Audu, myself and Junior. One of us sustained an injury while we were running. Chekwube was the person that said he will attack Ebubeagu at the check-in point.

“The State Government should be merciful towards me. If I repeat such let them kill me.”

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