'How gunmen in 4 tricycles killed 2 businessmen in Aba'



By Ijendu Iheaka

An eyewitness who requested anonymity has revealed how gunmen in four tricycles killed two young businessmen under Ogbor Hill Waterside Bridge in Aba, Abia on Tuesday.

According to the eyewitness, the murdered businessmen were dealers on musical equipment and footwear.

He said their assailants arrived in four tricycles with four people in each of the vehicles.

“I was here as one of the victims pulled his car over to greet his friend, the other victim.

“The gunmen suddenly arrived in four tricycles, confronted one of them and demanded for some money. In the ensuing argument, they shot the victims.

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“It was disturbing that the attack took place just a few metres from the Eziama Police Station.

NAN learnt that the son of one of the victims was also shot after his father was killed. The son is currently receiving treatment at a hospital

Police spokesman in the state, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Aba.

“The incident was at Ogbor Hill area of Aba. Report is still sketchy, but the police have stepped into action,’’ he said.


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