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Ebonyi: Gunmen kill man over N100,000


Ebonyi: Gunmen kill man over N100,000

A man has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Ebonyi.

According to reports, the man identified as Nwode was a resident of Ndiogbu village in Igbeagu autonomous community of Izzi Local Government Area.

Newsmen learnt that the son of the deceased identified as Nnochie sustained injuries at the incident after his father was shot dead by gunmen.

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It was further learnt that the gunmen who shot Nwode to death trailed him to his residence as a result of the N100,000 he obtained as part payments of proceeds from a piece of land he sold which they eventually made away with.

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According to the wife of the deceased, Mrs Patricia Nwode, the incident happened at about 2 am on May 8 while she was taking care of her seven-months-old baby.

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Mrs Nwode said that the hoodlums numbering three stormed their compound on a motorcycle, forced their way into the living room and shot the man to death after dispossessing him of the money.