AGBOR RESIDENTS CRY OUT OVER ALLEGED SOLDIERS MOLESTATION

Some residents of Agbor have expressed dismay over an alleged in human treatment meted them recently by military men in the area.
                     
Some of the residents who made their feelings known to Ika Weekly correspondent, said that since the murder of a 24 years suspected cultist in Ihogbe community two Sundays ago.
                     
One of the victims of the molestation, Mr. Abel Ugboh, a 51 years old bar owner, stated that the  soldiers stormed his drinking spot twice and that, the first time they came, they scattered his shop  and also punctured his motor cycle tyre asking him to close his shop at around 6 pm.
                     
He said, the second time the soldiers came back, he was flogged mercilessly without considering his age.
                     
Mr. Ugboh who is now on medications said, “I am an innocent. I do not habour criminals in my drinking spot. Those who patronize my bar are matured and nice people”.
                     
Another victim, Mr. Endurance Agbayeke who was just discharged from the hospital, told Ika Weekly reporter that the beating he received landed him in the hospital where he spent close to one week receiving treatment.
                     
Narrating his ordeal, Mr. Agbayeke said, “I was in the house watching television together with my  wife and children a few minutes after 6pm on  Friday when I heard a noise asking every one in the house to come out. I and my three kids including my wife came out and they asked us to  lie on the ground. We obeyed, but to my surprise they started flogging me mercilessly leaving me with lots of injuries on my back over an offence I know nothing about.”
                     
Others persons who suffered the same thing condemned the uncivil action of the military men saying it is an infringement on their fundamental human right and therefore called for justice.
                     
They appealed to Dein of Agbor kingdom to save them before the situation gets out of hand. They stated that, they can no longer do business as usual as they are now living in fear.
                     
They also advised the soldiers to get the criminals rather than  harassing innocent citizens.

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