It was a great hullabaloo yesterday evening, Sunday 19th July 2020 as a chief priest was shot by men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS).
The Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) were said to have stormed Orie Market Square in, Aguluzigbo, Anambra state yesterday evening and arrested everyone in sight, including a very famous and entertaining Otaka Agu Masquerades.
Reports have it that the incident occurred the same day the Chief Priest (Ezemuo) was cautioned by the Aguluzigbo Development Union not to hold the Igba Orie Festival.
An eye witness at the scene who called his name Sunday Eze, said, the community as well as the union taking charge of the affairs of the whole community, warned the Ezemou (Chief Priest) to do discontinue with plans of holding the festival due to security reasons and some other reasons that may be linked to the fear of the Covid-19 pandemic. But he declined every advice and went ahead with the planned festival.
As at the time of filing this report, the health condition of the Chief Priest is yet to be ascertained as information regarding th shooting and other issues arising from the incidence are still sketchy.
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