Rampage in Imo community as native doctor, servants beat youth to death for eating meat

Youths of Amandugba community in Isu Local Government Area of Imo State on Sunday went on rampage in a nearby  Amankwo village, Alaenyi Ogwa in Mbaitoli LGA also of the state, following the alleged killing of one of their kinsmen by a well known native doctor, popularly known as Nze Law.

It was gathered that the deceased, whose real name could not be ascertained, was one of the servants of the native doctor.

He was beaten to death by the native doctor and his other domestic servants for allegedly eating a piece of meat kept by the native doctor without his principal’s consent.

After killing the deceased, Nze Law ensured that his corpse was buried in a nearby bush without the knowledge of the deceased relatives.

The development caused panic within the area as youths from the Amandugba village trooped to the home of the native doctor for a revenge but the he fled his home.

It was further gathered that as the youths made to destroy Nze Law’s palacial mansion, operatives of the state police command were invited to contain the situation.

A village source told our correspondent that “the deceased youth was subjected to a general beating by the native doctor and his domestic servants because he ate a piece of roasted meat without the consent of his principal. 

“As a result, they beat him up until he gave up the ghost and was buried in a nearby bush without even contacting his family.

“So, when the information got to his people in Amandugba, a neighbouring community to Ogwa, the youth of the community felt bad, mobilised themselves and stormed the home of the native doctor at Amankwo to avenge the death of one of them. 

“But luckily for Nze Law, he had already got the information of the plan to invade his house and fled before their arrival.

“So, by the time the youths had arrived Nze Law’s house, some policemen also showed up and stopped them from carrying out whatever plan they had against Nze Law”

Meanwhile, the Imo Police Command is yet to make a statement on the development even though their operatives stormed the place to maintain peace and order.


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