Police order manhunt for assailants of man killed in Enugu traffic

Police order manhunt for assailants of man killed in Enugu traffic

Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mohammed Aliyu, has launched a full-scale manhunt for unknown gunmen who allegedly trailed and killed an unidentified man in Enugu.

Enugu Police Public Relations Officer, Daniel Ndukwe, said in a statement that the incident happened at about 5.00 pm on Sunday.

Ndukwe said that the unknown assailants accosted their victim at the popular Ebeano Tunnel Roundabout off Garden Avenue in Enugu, shot him, and made away with the Mercedes Benz Jeep he was driving.

The police spokesman said that the victim was rushed to Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, (ESUTH) where he was confirmed dead by doctors on duty and his corpse deposited in the mortuary for autopsy.

Ndukwe said: "The commissioner has assured that no stone will be left unturned in fishing out perpetrators of the heinous crime.

"He also called on residents to remain law-abiding, vigilant and assist the police with useful information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of the assailants''.

NAN reported that the video of the man shot by the killers has since gone viral on social media.
However, the deceased was yet to be identified as at the time of this report.

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