-Former Monarch of Anambra, driver killed by unknown gunmen
Igwe Alex Edozieuno former Monarch of Anambra state, alongside his driver, Chukwuemeka has been reportedly killed by some unknown gunmen.
According to Vanguard, Edozieuno was shot dead and dragged to the nearby bus while his driver was left in the car after been shot in the head along the Ezu Bridge Otuocha, their bodies have been thereafter deposited in the Mortuary.
Mr. Tony Olofu, the new Commissioner of Police in the state, has visited the crime scene after the incident was confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO in the state, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu.
According to the PPRO, DSP Ikenga:
“The Commissioner of Police described the incident as man’s inhumanity to man and he has ordered an immediate investigation into the incident.
“The exhibits recovered from the scene of the crime include one Lexus 470 with plate Reg No Aguleri-1 belonging to the victim and some expended ammunition.
“The bodies of the victims have been deposited in a mortuary”
Governor Willie Obiano, last year, suspended the late Monarch and 12 other traditional rulers in the state after their visit to Abuja to see Present Buhari in company with the billionaire oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze.