Sunday, September 7, 2014

Husband And Wife Shot Dead On Their Wedding Eve In Enugu


The heart of men is wicked. A man and woman set to be joined in holy matrimony in Enugu State on Friday shot dead by gunmen suspected to be cult members. Also, three other persons including the manager of a filling station were shot dead during the sporadic shooting by the unknown assailants who had laid siege on Abakpa and Trans-Ekulu area of Enugu.

The terrible incident occurred on Friday night at a filling station close to Dhamija Bridge opposite Our Lord’s Chosen Church, on the Enugu/Onitsha Expressway.

Sources said the heartless gunmen trailed the husband and wife, who were finalizing arrangements for their wedding that was to take place on Saturday, to the filling station where they stopped to buy petrol for their vehicle...

According to Vanguard, the gunmen, on arrival at the station, shot sporadically at the bride and groom who and they reportedly died on the spot. The manager of the filling station, a pump attendant and another person buying fuel at the time were also shot dead by the gunmen who immediately thereafter fled in their waiting vehicle.

Enugu State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the incident when contacted. 

He said, “There was an incident that led to the death of some people following sporadic shooting by suspected hoodlums before the arrival of security operatives and we have put measures on ground to unmask them.”

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