A group of masquerades known as Oriokpa Nsukka, reportedly attacked Lawrence Ezugwu, a senior seminarian from the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, breaking his head,
It was gathered that the incident took place on 29th March along Enugu road, Nsukka near Ugwuoye junction.
According to Online reports revealed that Ezugwu was leaving the premises of St. Theresa’s Cathedral, Nsukka when the group of masquerades beat him up and smashed his head with a big stone, leaving him in his pool of blood.
He lost consciousness and had to be rushed to a nearby hospital, Bishop Shanahan Hospital, Nsukka for quick medical attention.
While speaking with a correspondent in a new report, the the victim said: “As I was waiting to know why the road was crowded, two masquerades came from behind me and started beating me mercilessly.
“As if that was not enough, before I knew what was happening, a heavy stone landed on my head. That was the extent I remembered until I regained consciousness in the hospital.”