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Commissioner accused of Murder Finally in Police Custody.

The police Department in Ebonyi arrested a former Commissioner for Border Peace and Conflict Resolution in the state, on allegations of murder.

Mr Ajah has been accused of being an accomplice in the death of a 46-year-old man called Azubuike Inya. The Man was allegedly killed by hoodlums who used machete wounds on him leading to his death.

The police say, Mr. Ajah and the late Mr. Inya are from Amankwo village in Nkpoghoro community in the Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. 

The Investigation done by the Ebonyi police department revealed that the killing was done by an intra-communal crisis involving the two factions of Amankwo village.

In which,one of this factions is to be led by Mr. Ajah while another faction is led by another Man named: Ifeanyi Obila. The two groups have been in constant clashes in the community as they battled for total control of the community.

And according reports on May 23, some hoodlums attacked a pub in the village and inflicted machete wounds on anyone in sight. Inya heard of the attack and immediately ran there to stop the bloodshed. He pleaded with the attackers But they didn’t listen, instead they turned to him and inflicted deep machete wounds on him Killing him.

Me Ajah’s family members insist that the hoodlums were from the camp of the former Commissioner.

The spokesman of the state police command’Loveth Odah’ who confirmed Ajah’s arrest, said that he is in their custody.

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