Latest on the 7-year-old boy arrested for murder in Enugu State
We brought you news about a 7-year-old boy that have been in Police custody since May this year for allegedly shooting a 12-year-old boy. We also informed you on how the mother was arrested and how an activist is trying to get him out of Prison.
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We promised to follow up the news as it happens. Here is the latest.
The Enugu Police command have issue a statement explaining why the boy have been in their custody. According to the Enugu Commissioner of Police, Emmanuel Ojukwu, ‘The community rallied round to kill the boy so we had to put him in protective custody. We already lost one person owing to that unfortunate incident; we didn’t want to lose another person. We also protected the house because the angry residents wanted to set it ablaze. As we speak, policemen are still guarding the compound – we don’t want to lose another life or property. He will be freed in due course,’
Edwin and Chukwukanu have still not been seen since the incident.