Hoodlums on Monday set ablaze a bus conveying tomatoes, greens and different foodstuffs to Enugu for allegedly violating the suspended each Monday sit-at-home order.
This got here as residents have continued to remain at residence, defying even the orders of Indigenous Folks of Biafra leaders who had severally however unsuccessfully tried to halt the motion.
It was gathered that the automobile, Ford model, was set ablaze by folks believed to be imposing the erstwhile sit-at-home order at Edem junction, Ibeagwa, Nike, within the Enugu East Native Authorities Space of Enugu State round 5:45 am.
The automobile was reportedly coming from the Ugwogo finish of the Opi/Enugu bypass when it was blocked and set on hearth.
Sympathisers have been stated to have put a name to the State Hearth Service, prompting a fast response by the Ogui Street hearth service station.
Enugu didn’t observe final Monday’s sit-at-home, although there was low site visitors. Nonetheless, a shootout was later that day reported on the Garki suburb of Enugu metropolis.
Sources informed our correspondent that the shootout that final Monday could have compelled residents to retreat and proceed with the sit-at-home at the moment.
Violent assaults on these disobeying the order has compelled residents of most elements of the South East to proceed with the order.
When the State Police Public Relations Officer, Daniel Ndukwe, was contacted, he couldn’t be reached on the time of submitting this report.
The newest assault had delivered to 4 buses conveying items and foodstuffs which were burnt, along with a number of tricycles allegedly destroyed by hoodlums for allegedly disobeying the sit-at-home order.