Three men have been arrested for the alleged
stabbing of an Anglican priest after beating him,
under the guise of being masquerades.
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.
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