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Police arrest pranksters for assaulting victim in viral prank video

Three pranksters named Obed Chekwube Ugwuanyi popularly known as Sharp, Chinenye Agbo popularly known as Star Ella Ada, and Anastasia Onu have been arrested by operatives of the Enugu State Police for assaulting their colleague in a prank video that has now gone viral.

Speaking on the incident on Tuesday, the police said the suspects were arrested on Monday l following a viral video where Chinenye, one of the suspects was seen, being assaulted by Obed, Anastasia and others at large.

Part of the statement issued by DSP Daniel Ndukwe, the Enugu State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) reads:

“Police Operatives serving in Nsukka Area Command of the Enugu State Command, on 14/08/2023, identified and arrested one Obed Chekwube Ugwuanyi a.k.a. MC Sharp (male), aged 32, Chinenye Agbo a.k.a. Star Ella Ada (female), aged 26, and Anastasia Onu (female).

“The trio and others at large are involved in the viral video wherein Chinenye was seen being beaten, her cloth torn and stripped, and her hair forcefully shaved on the allegation of beating up Anastasia, who is Obed’s girlfriend, and giving her a human bite on the chest.

“Preliminary investigation reveals that the trio are, however, claiming that the video, which has generated public outcry and condemnation due to the inconceivable assault, inhuman and degrading treatments meted out on Chinenye as seen in the video, is a prank and meant to garner followers on their social media accounts.”

The statement also revealed that the Enugu State Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Ammani has condemned the act and ordered the State CID Enugu to thoroughly investigate and prosecute those found culpable.

The statement added that this is to serve as a deterrent to anyone who may want to perpetrate such an act under the guise of prank.

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