Gunmen kill APGA youth leader in Anambra

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A youth leader of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Emeka Alaehobi, has been killed by gunmen in Anambra state.

Alaehobi was reported to have been killed in Utuh, a community in Nnewi south Local Government Area on Saturday.

Theeditorial.ng gathered that the youth leader was abducted on Thursday after gunmen raided his residence in Ukpor community.

His lifeless body was reported to have been found at a junction in Utuh, a few kilometres from Ukpor, where he was kidnapped.

The police spokesperson in Anambra State, Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the incident on Saturday evening.

He said, “The corpse has been removed by some persons we were yet to identify, before our operatives got to the scene.

“Further enquiries made by our operatives from an eyewitness in the area, later identified the victim as one Emeka Alaehobi who was abducted on 9/6/2022 from his residence at Ukpor, Nnewi south.”

The police PPRO said operatives are on the trail of the attackers, adding that the perpetrators will be made to face justice.

The assailants’ latest attack comes days after a woman and her four children were killed by gunmen in a community in Orumba north LGA of the state.

A week before the killing of the woman and the children, the lawmaker representing Aguata II constituency in Anambra State House of Assembly, Okechukwu Okoye, was beheaded by gunmen.

 

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