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[Opinion] Govt. Could Use Money To Identify Unknown Gunmen That Killed 2 Traditional Rulers In Imo

It is disheartening that the level of barbaric attacks and killings in the South-East region, has gotten to a point where a group of unknown gunmen would storm the venue of Traditional Rulers’ meeting, and opened fire on them, killing about 2 traditional rulers, and injuring some others in the process (source: Vanguard Newspaper). The ugly incident which took place within the Njaba local government area of Imo state, has continued to generate reactions from the public.

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In times past, traditional rulers were revered, and seen as strong pillars of society. They were seen as the highest authority within the territories under their jurisdiction, and no one dared attack them, as doing so would attract severe sanction. However, a recent turn of events has seen a group of unidentified gunmen, desecrate the sacredness of the traditional institution, by shooting traditional rulers who had gathered for a meeting in Njaba, Imo state.

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To this end, it is my view that the government should swing into action, and offer monetary rewards to anyone with vital information about the group behind the recent killings of the two traditional rulers in Njaba. Arguably, the use of money would be a major step in identifying the culprits behind the barbaric attack, and ensure that they are made to face the full wrath of the law. Arguably, monetary rewards could motivate those with vital information about the attack to speak up.

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It can be argued that there are people with vital information that could lead to the arrest of the culprits, but are afraid to speak up. However, with the offer of monetary rewards, the fear could be outweighed by the rewards that come with revealing the identity of the gunmen who killed two traditional rulers. In my view, the incident is so bad that the government should go to any length to ensure that the culprits are identified and sanctioned.

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As such, the offer of money to anyone that could provide information about the armed gang, should be seen as a necessary thing to do to forestall further occurrence of such a condemnable act.

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