Gunmen Kill Commander’s Pregnant Wife

Gunmen in Ama-Etiti village in Etiti community, Afikpo South Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, have killed the pregnant wife of the Ebubeagu Commander, Etiti Kalu Chima, aka (Oyeku).

It was gathered that the two-man gang reportedly wore face masks during the attack.

An eyewitness, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the hoodlums took the commander’s wife outside, shot her in the neck and set the house on fire.

As the fire raged, the source added that neighbours and passersby were scared away by the gunmen, who shot sporadically into the air.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chris Anyanwu, in a statement, said the command had launched an investigation into the incident.

“The Commissioner of Police, Ebonyi State Police Command, CP Aliyu Garba, has directed that immediate investigation be activated by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the State Criminal Investigation/Intelligence Department to unravel those behind the crime.

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