Enugu businessman killed in front of his 7-year-old son
Mr. Ifeanyi Okeke, General Manager of AutoEase Services in Enugu State, was killed by suspected attackers.
There are reports that Mr. Okeke was shot and killed by unknown gunmen on Sunday evening, July 4, as he walked into his house in Brick Estate, along Ekweremadu Drive, Independence Layout Enugu.
It was understood that he was on his way with his 7-year-old son whom he had picked up from a barber shop when the incident occurred.
According to the report, the perpetrators crashed into his car from behind and when he got out to inspect, they forced him to lie on the ground before shooting him in the leg and stomach.
State Police Command spokesman Daniel Ndukwe confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday, saying officers from the Layout Police Division immediately rushed into the area after receiving a call. of distress.
“On seeing the agents, the criminal elements fled, while their victim, later identified as Ifeanyi Okeke, whom they shot several times, was rushed to the nearest hospital, where his death was confirmed by the doctors on duty, ”Ndukwe said.
“Police Commissioner CP Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, psc ordered the State CID to launch a full-scale investigation and manhunt against the criminal elements with a view to bringing them to justice. he added.