The Police in Enugu state are determined to unravel the circumstances surrounding the drowning of one Justus Oruka in a well in Enugu.

It was around 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 21 that he was found in the well located inside an uncompleted building at Pocket Layout in Nkpokiti in the state capital.

According to the Enugu police command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, events that led to the death were not known yet.

“People were seen gathered in their large numbers in Nkpokiti axis of Enugu to see things for themselves, while expressing shock and sorrow as they received the ugly information about a man that allegedly got drowned in a well filled with water.

“It was gathered that the deceased, identified as Justus Oruka, had allegedly got drowned in a well filled with water inside an uncompleted building at Pocket Layout, Nkpokiti where the deceased is said to be working as a house keeper.

“It was further gathered that when he was eventually recovered from the well and rushed to Eastern Nigeria Medical Centre he was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty,” he said.

Amaraizu said that the Homicide and Criminal Investigation Departments were doing everything they could to unravel the cause of the incident.


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