Gunmen again struck on Monday and shot the traditional ruler of Obudi, Agwa in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, Eze Ignatius Asor.
A source from the community told our correspondent that the gunmen who stormed the palace of the prominent monarch at the early hours shot him and two other people around him.
The source further hinted that the hoodlums fled after hitting their target in their motorbikes and vehicles they came with.
Another prominent son from the community has confirmed the incident ,describing the death of the royal father as a big loss to the entire Agwa community.
“He was such a good man, he has helped to curb the incessant insecurity situations we have been experiencing in this our community, it’s a pity he is gone.
Also confirming the incident, the State Police Public Relation Officer, Michael Abattam said the police are already on the trail of the hoodlums with the clues in their possession.
“Yes, it’s true but the police is already investigating the matter, we have clues already and we are on their trail”. Abattam said. (Daily Sun)