The city of Owerri was thrown in pandemonium and tension as protesting pensioners get beaten and flogged by thugs.
The ugly incident which happened on Tuesday morning, August 4th, in front of the state’s government house has sparked outrage on social media.
According to a report by The Nation Newspaper, the pensioners were also attacked with buckets of water when they matched from Wayhouse Roundabout in Owerri.
As the senior citizens tried to scamper for safety and defend themselves, more youths emerged from a bus with cane and started the main flogging.
The pensioners who were emboldened by the attack, fought back and that left some of them (particularly) women with degrees of injuries.
Fortunately, the attack was quelled following a swift intervention of the assistant commissioner of Police, ACP, A.J Moses and a team of policemen.
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