Police speaks on Enugu ‘mysterious’ fire

The Police Command in Enugu State says that it has commenced investigation into a mysterious fire that burnt one person to death and completely razed a building at a border community near Enugu, the state capital.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), for the command, SP Ebere Amaraizu said in a statement on Friday in Enugu that, it was an incident that called for investigation.

The PPRO said that the incident took place at Amofia Imezi-Affa community near Enugu metropolis on Feb. 18 at 7 a.m.

He said the incident led to the death of Chinedu Nwafor and engulfed the whole building in such a manner that it prevented sympathisers’ from putting off the fire to rescue Nwafor.

Amaraizu said, “The entire building and was razed by the inferno, full-scale investigation has commenced into the incident with a view to ascertaining the cause of the mysterious fire,’’ he said.

The police spokesman said that the remains of the deceased had been removed for further investigation