Enugu Businessman Assassinated In Front Of His 7-Year-Old Son

Enugu Businessman Assassinated In Front Of His 7-Year-Old Son

Some yet to be identified gunmen suspected to be assassins have killed the Chief Executive Officer of AutoEase services, Ifeanyi Okeke in Enugu State.

Vantage News gathered that the deceased was shot dead on Sunday night, July 4, while on his way to his house located at Brick Estate, by Ekweremadu Drive, Independence Layout Enugu.

He was said to have been killed in the presence of his 7-year-old son who he had gone to pick from a barbing salon.

According to report, 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 and stomach.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the State Police Command, Daniel Ndukwe, 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,”

“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.”

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