The Enugu State Police Command has started an investigation into the alleged killing of a man for stealing a tuber of yam in Amorji Nike community in the Abakpa area of Enugu, the state capital.
According to the police spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, he told the News Agency of Nigeria, in a statement on Saturday.
He said that the incident happened on October 4.
He said, “It was gathered that a man whose identity has yet to be established was allegedly beaten to death on October 4 at Amorji Nike, Enugu for stealing a tuber of yam.
“His corpse was dumped in a compound from where it was recovered.”
According to him, investigations have commenced, while two suspects have been arrested in connection with the incident.
“The arrested suspects are currently helping police operatives in their investigations,’’ he said.
Source: ( NAN )