The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, CP Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, psc, has ordered the launch of a full-scale manhunt of yet-to-be idenitifed armed assailants alleged to have trailed and shot dead an unidentified man driving in a Mercedes Benz Jeep, which they carted away, along Ebeano Tunnel, Enugu on Sunday, May 30, at about 5pm.
A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said the victim, whose true identify is yet to be known, was rushed to the hospital, where he was confirmed dead by doctors on duty and deposited in the mortuary for autopsy.
A video circulating online shows the armed men pulling the man from his SUV nd then shooting him dead, leaving him on the road and carting away with his ride.
Ndukwe said the state Commissioner of police has vowed that no stone would be left unturned in fishing out perpetrators of the heinous crime. The police boss has also called on residents of the State to remain law-abiding, vigilant and assist the Police with useful information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of the assailants.
Watch graphic video from the scene below:
One man shot dead in broad daylight in Enugu pic.twitter.com/BctjmL0jsZ
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Justice Stanley Nnaji has been identified as the man shot dead on Sunday evening in Enugu State.
The former Enugu State High Court judge was shot multiple times beside the Enugu Diagnostics Centre, by Ebeano Tunnel, after he was dragged out of his Mercedes Benz Jeep. The shooters then drove off in Nnaji’s car.
The shooting was captured in a now-viral video.
A statement by the spokesperson of the Enugu State Police Command, Daniel Ndukwe, stated that the victim was rushed to the hospital, where he was confirmed dead by doctors on duty and deposited in the mortuary for autopsy.
The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, has ordered a full-scale manhunt for the gunmen.
By Kingsley U.