Gunmen Kill Driver, Set Bus Ablaze
A driver has been killed and his Sienna bus set ablaze by gunmen at the Holy Ghost area of the Enugu State metropolis.
The incident which reportedly occurred in the wee hours of Monday morning was said to be connected to the Monday sit-at-home led by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, members to protest the continued incarceration of their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
A neighbourhood watch personnel told Punch that the incident occurred around 6am.
The source said: “As I speak to you, Holy Ghost, Main Market and Old Park areas are ghost places now. The attackers burnt a sienna bus and I learnt they killed the driver. The Enugu North local government chairman alerted us this morning about the development and has directed that all us – local security outfit which includes – neighbourhood watch and forest guard personnel to come out.”
Meanwhile, Pastor Solomon Diya attached to the living Faith church, Okuokoko, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, has reportedly fled after trying to kill his 17-year-old house help.
According to Sahara Reporters, the help, favour was severely attacked on the head by her boss for using a tin of milk to drink garri.
A member of the church told the publication that the pastor and his wife were serial abusers of the girl. Read more