Fomer Enugu High Court judge assassinated by gunmen

Obinwannem News Fomer Enugu High Court judge assassinated by gunmen

Following the death of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan’s aide, Ahmed Gulak, confirmed reports, have it that a former Enugu State High Court Judge, Stanley Nnaji, was murderd by unidentified gunmen.

Enugu State Police Command, in a statement, could not identify the deceased as a former Judge.

The statement read: ” The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, CP, Muhammed Aliyu, has ordered the launch of a full scale manhunt for yet-to-be identified assailants alleged to have trailed and shot dead an unidentified man driving in a Mercedes Benz Jeep, which they carted away along Ebeano Tunnel, Enugu on Sunday, 30/05/2021 at about 1700hrs.

“The victim, whose true identity is yet to be known, was rushed to the hospital, where he was confirmed dead, by doctors on duty and deposited in the mortuary for autopsy”.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner has assured the people of the state that no stone, would be left unturned in fishing out the perpetrators of the heinous crime.

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

Justice Nnaji was a judge of the Enugu State High Court, until he was dismissed, following his role in the removal of a sitting governor of Anambra State in 2007.

He was from Nike, Enugu East Local Government Area of Enugu State.

Ijeoma Njoku reporting, Obinwannem News | May 31, 2021

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