There was panic and tension in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State following alleged beheading of one Uche Ossinye and shooting of other indigenes of Ochienyim Community in Ikwo Local Government Area by suspected warriors from Adadama Community who invaded the area.
The people of Ochienyim village in Amagu Community and their Adadama neighbours in Abi Local Government Area of Cross River State have engaged in boundary war in the last couple of years which has led to the death of over 100 persons and the destruction of properties worth millions of naira.
An eyewitness said that late Ossinye, who hails from Amagu community, was beheaded when warlords suspected to have come from Adadama invaded the community.
According to the eyewitness, who pleaded anonymity, regretted that on the day of the attack, one Osana Nwigboji, also from the area, was shot on the leg and is currently receiving treatment at undisclosed hospital.
He stated that the deceased left a week-old-baby, a three-year-old child and wife behind.
Moved by the development, the state Commissioner of Police, Peace Ibekwe Abdallah visited the widow and members of the community
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