By Emmanuel Udom
Ahmad Abdurrahman, Enugu state police commissioner, has instructed police detectives to commence investigation the murder of Igwe Emmanuel Mba, traditional ruler of Oruku community in Nkanu east local government area of the state.
Recall that last weekend, some unidentified gunmen shot dead Igwe Mba.
ASP Daniel Ndukwe, police image maker for the command in a statement quoted Abdurrahman as saying the command will meticulously investigate and bring the perpetrators to book.
“Following the act of violence that occurred in Oruku Community over the allegedly shooting and death of its traditional ruler by armed men, normalcy has been restored by police operatives.
“I have promptly ordered the deployment of operatives of the command to the area and the launch of a full-scale investigation into the incident.
“The command will meticulously investigate and bring the perpetrators of the alleged murder and the ensuing acts of violence to book.
“I also call on residents of the community to remain calm while eschewing acts capable of inciting further violence in the area pending the outcome of the investigation.
“Anyone found wanting will be made to face the full weight of the law,’’ Abdurrahman said.