Enugu Police Command have arrested three persons in Enugu, who allegedly stabbed an Anglican priest after beating him, under the cover of playing masquerade, Vanguard reports.
Anglican priest stabbed by masquerade
Three men have been arrested for the alleged stabbing of an Anglican priest after beating him, under the guise of being masquerades.
The motive of the attack was unknown as at press time but the state Police Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizu, who confirmed the incident said the three persons and the masquerade regalia are currently in police custody for interrogation.
According to the spokesman, “operatives of Igboeze North Division of Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Police have nabbed three suspects (names withheld), all of Igogoro, Enugu Ezike, Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State for allegedly conspiring to beat and stab one Reverend Christian Ajibo, an Anglican priest, last Thursday with a dagger on the right side of his chest.”
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