A livestock dealer at Relief Market, simply known as Mr.Obinna has been brutalized over his inability to pay his dues at the market.
The act was said to have been carried out by one Chima Adigwe, who is also a livestock dealer at the market. He was alleged to have led some thugs to invade the market and attack Mr. Obinna. It was gathered that the act took place at the market premises which attracted the rage of traders at the Market. Mr. Obinna was brutalized over his inability to pay his dues and register as a member of the Livestock association of the market.
Speaking to newsmen, Chairman of the Livestock Multi Purpose Co- operative Society of Relief Market, Owerri, Mr. Joseph Iwuofor traced the inhuman treatment meted out on Mr. Obinna describing it as a cult action. He said
He strongly condemned the action which he described as cruel just as he fumed at the act carried out by Mr. Nnabuchi whom he described as a pool agent who carries out his business outside the precincts of the market.
Mr.Iwuofor disclosed that the matter has been reported to the police and noted that the victim is receiving medical treatments at an undisclosed hospital.
The Chairman, Relief Market Association, Mr.Chinedu Anyasike, frowned at the high level of cult activities at the market and condemned their action which described as wicked and inhuman which can never be accepted in the market under his watch.
He disclosed that the police are on top of the whole matter.