Gunmen assassinate Enugu businessman and managing director of Auto Ease,
a vehicle body panel beating outlet based in Enugu State.
NSL Leanrt, the deceased Mr. Ifeanyi Okeke was shot dead by yet to be identified
gunmen on Sunday night, July 4, while on his way to his house located at Brick
Estate, by Ekweremadu Drive, Independence Layout Enugu.
According to reports, the assailants hit his car from the back, and when he came out
to investigate, they ordered him to lie down on the floor, then shot him on the leg
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Daniel Ndukwe, confirmed
the incident in a statement on Monday said operatives attached to the Layout’s
Police Division, immediately raced to the scene upon receipt of a distress call.
“On sighting the Operatives, the criminal elements fled, while their victim, later
identified as Ifeanyi Okeke, whom they shot severally, was rushed to the nearest
hospital, where he was confirmed dead by doctors on duty,” Ndukwe stated.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, psc, has ordered the State
CID to launch a full-scale investigation and manhunt of the criminal elements in
view of bringing them to book.” he added.