According to news report, a misguided Hausa man has reportedly killed two women in Akokwa in Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State today, Friday 12th August, 2016.
An eye witness said the man chased down a girl hawking snack and she ran to take cover in a nearby home where an elderly woman attempted to intervene on her behalf. It was gathered that the irate man overpowered and killed both the girl and the elderly woman with a shovel.
According to the source, the incident has sparked outrage in the Community. Some youths in retaliation, allegedly got hold of some men suspected to be involved in the killing six.
The Police and other security agencies have taken over security in Akokwa. The elders and leaders of Akokwa clan are rallying to ensure that the youths are calmed down for the meantime to avert an escalation of the crisis.
Fulani herdsmen and their accomplices are reported to be regrouping to attack the community once again, the law enforcement agents are expected to be equal to the task to handle the situation well and forestall unforeseen circumstance.