Bakkasi-Like Security Outfit

Bakkasi-Like Security Outfit” has allegedly killed and burnt six suspects in Awka, Anambra state capital.


News Online reports that there is a heightened tension in Anambra State following the alleged arrival of an orthodox security outfit to help other security agencies to rid the State of cultist and other criminal elements


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The “Bakassi -like” security outfit has allegedly, killed and burnt Six suspects in Awka.


The killings and burning of the suspects happened Monday, as fear gripped residents.


According to a report by The Nation monitored by News Online, the new security outfit arrived Awka capital city on Saturday and swung into action immediately


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A source who spoke with The Nation said the ‘boys ‘ came mainly for alleged cult groups which had taken over Awka town in recent time without any response from the Police.

When contacted, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu, said what The Nation gave him was a piece of information.


He said, “I don’t have any of such details before me. Meanwhile, I will make enquiries please and get back to you.”


However, a Senior Police Officer, who spoke with The Nation in confidence said some security men arrived the State, but the source failed to confirm whether they were orthodox or sent by the government.


According to the source, “that’s the only thing I can tell you for now, let’s see how things work out in days and weeks to come.

“If they engage in jungle justice, nobody will talk especially the Lawyers and Human Rights groups, but when Police engage in such, the whole world will tumble and that’s what the State deserves at this moment, ” the source said.