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Tension as Police teargas protesting women in Anambra

The Nation gathered the action may not be unconnected to the recent misunderstanding between the community and their neighbours, Ukpo, also in Dunukofia local government over land tussle.

Abba women who were on Friday denied entry into the market relocated to a a junction in their community, where they settled to sell their wares. “As I speak with you, Oye Ukpo market is in session, but he sent security men to come and chase us from our own market” One of the affected women, Mrs Catherine Nwafor said: ‘It was after they chased us away from the market that we decided to come here.“Some of us who went to the market yesterday and dropped our wares, they refused us going to pick them, while many people also lost their wares when they started shooting teargas at us.”


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