It was indeed a tragedy as report claims that Ebubeagu security Agent killed 7 guest who attended a wedding ceremony in I'm state while 5 are still missing.

 In Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State, Monday, there was indignation over the purported murder of seven teenagers by an Ebubeagu security agent.

Five others were still missing as of the time this story was filed, and they were reportedly killed as they were leaving a traditional wedding in Awomama, Oru East L.G.A.

The president General of Otulu Community, within the space, Nnamdi Agbor, World Health Organization spoke to our correspondent on phonephone same that seven young men were shot and killed Sunday night by the Ebubeagu operatives.

His words: “Youths from our community in Otulu had Sunday accompanied one in every of our brothers to Awomamma for his ancient wedding rites, at the top of the event, several of the youths World Health Organization came on motorcycles offered to hold their brothers and that they all rode back during a convoy of motorcycles.

“On their approach home, round the Ishieke space of Awomamma, with none speech communication or confrontation, the Ebubeagu operatives opened fireplace on the convoy of motorcycles killing seven persons on the spot. whereas they kidnapped a number of the marriage guests some others at liberty into the bush during a desperate flight for safety.”

“The Ebubeagu operatives took deliberate steps to form sure that the young men were dead. those that still touched wherever finished off with a volley of bullets. Miraculously, one in every of our sons was mistaken for dead, once the operatives touched to their vehicle, he fled into the close bush and disappeared into the night. At regarding 1am, a number of them that fled into the Bush known as American state and that i known as a number of our brave youths to travel and rescue them from the forest that very same night.

“By Mon morning, we have a tendency to mobilize a research party, in the midst of a military patrol team and that we came to the scene of attack and received seven dead bodies of our sons with 5 others still missing with many others nursing bullet wounds. As I speak to you, we have a tendency to area unit however to be told the crime committed by our sons that they were slaughtered like animals”

Those killed whose bodies were recovered embrace Chigozie Obinwa, Chikere Anyadioha, Ifechi Ekesinachi, Emeka Ekesinachi, Aboy Ihegboro, and 2 others merely known as Chijindu and Ozioma.

The President-General stressed that tension within the Otulu community has reached feverish pitch and that they area unit battling to contain agitations of angry youths.

“Tempers area unit flying in our community and our folks area unit angry. there's no justification some for these killings apart from freedom and reckless use of firearms.

“Consequently, we've according the incident to the protection agencies. The Commissioner of Police and therefore the Commander of the thirty four Brigade Command Obinze have visited. The DPO is additionally helping.

“The wedding celebrant is Chijioke Nnanna. The Ebubeagu operative conjointly kidnapped his brother that very same evening and one in every of the young men sent from our community to verify the shooting saw once they were bundling him away and created to clarify to them that this was the brother of the celebrant, he was conjointly bundled into their truck and whisked away to Oru East were they were command and solely freed this afternoon.”

According to the President-General, those still within the hospital area unit Oluebube Agbor and ThankGod Iheukwumere.

When contacted, the Police voice, CSP Micheal Abattam, confirmed the incident and same that the Commissioner of Police has ordered investigations into the killing.