Grace Egbo – Abakaliki
A voter in Ogboji polling unit 10, Ogboji ward in Ezza North local government area of Ebonyi State, Oko Sampson Nweke, has disclosed how his brother, Peter Nweke was allegedly beaten to a coma by armed thugs.
According to Sampson, his brother was attacked by thugs who invaded the polling booth.
He said the thugs invaded the polling unit with AK-47 riffles in two motorcycles and sacked voters.
“Armed political thugs with AK-47 riffles invaded my pooling unit 10, Ogboji ward, Ezza North LGA Ebonyi State. They came in two carter motorcycles.
“One of them surrendered me with AK-47 at a very close range while others thugs pursued other people in the bush. How I managed to find myself outside the polling centre remains mysterious to me. I was almost a dead person today.
“They beat my brother, Mr Nweke Peter JP to coma. He is being rushed to hospital according to reports from those still around there.
“The hoodlums were also said to have set ablaze all the electoral materials in the three booths in Ndiagu Ogboji, booths 009, 010 and 011,” he said.
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