The Ebonyi Police Command has arrested some aides of Governor Dave Umahi, a local government chairman, and some top politicians in the state.
It was learned that the Chairman of Ohaukwu Local government area, Clement Odah, and the lawmaker representing Ohaukwu North state Constituency, Chinedu Awo, were arrested over the recent killings and destruction of properties in the community.
According to a report, the arrests were on the orders of the Deputy Governor of the state, Kelechi Igwe.
Also arrested were some 30 other major stakeholders from the community, including the Coordinator of Effium Development Centre, Sunday Agbo, and his Effium South DC Counterpart, Eucharia Ogwale.
A former Chief Press Secretary to the Governor and Special Assistant on Market Development, Emmanuel Uzor, as well as his counterpart in Charge of Parks Development, Emmanuel Igwe were also arrested.
The former lawmaker representing Ohaukwu North state Constituency and Governor David Umahi’s Special Assistant on Youth Development, Frank Onwe was also among those arrested.