Three men killed after two unidentified gunmen stormed the Civic center in Eke Nkpor in Idemili local
government area of Anambra State and opened fire at persons gathered at the center today February 10.
A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed said at about
1.30 pm today, the police received reports of an alleged shooting of one Izuchukwu Idemili ‘m’ aged
32 years of Nkpor, Chidi Oforma ‘m’ aged 31 years of Nkpor and Bongo Muoghalu ‘m’ aged 45years
of Umouji. Haruna said the incident allegedly took place when two unknown boys drove a black unregistered
Mercedes “V Boot” and opened fire at the crowd shortly after the inauguration of Nkpor Community tax force
at the Civic Centre.
”Following the report, Police detectives attached to Ogidi’ Division led by the DPO CSP Ekuri Remigius
visited the scene and rushed three victims who sustained gunshot injuries to Crown hospital along
for medical attention where all the three victims were certified dead by the medical doctor while receiving
treatment. Corpses deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy. Two expended ammunition of 7.62mm
were recovered at the scene as exhibits.”Haruna said
The police spokesperson added that the case is currently under investigation to unravel the circumstances
surrounding the incident and efforts are being intensified to apprehend perpetrators of the heinous act
to bring them to justice.