The peaceful town of Mgbe community in Orlu local government area in Imo state is presently boiling over the gruesome murder of the traditional ruler,Eze Brendan Ibekwe.
The incidents which happened recently according to report seems to have thrown the community into anguish.
The murder of traditional ruler by suspected assailants, and the dumping of his lifeless body on the Orlu-Owerri expressway, close to the deceased home is an abominable act.
A source who never want his name in print reveals that the perpetractors of the dastardly act inflicted a deep cut on his(monarch) forehead and shot him severally until he died.
The assailants were said to have made away with his royal beads,wrist band and a phone.
The source maintained that the killing is not only disgraceful but a sacrilege that is never to heard in Igbo society and calls on the Police to arrest the perpetrators and more, bring them to book.
However, Imostateonline.com found that the community has been enmeshed in political tussle that continues to pitch the various villages against each other.
Meanwhile, the Imo state Police Command through the Police Public Relations Office,Andrew Enwerem has confirmed the killing stating the Commissioner of Police,Dasuki Galandanchi has ordered for a “thorough investigation into the killing”
Presently,the community is mourning the loss of their traditional ruler with the inhabitants looking confused over the murder.