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Tension as unknown gunmen kill suya seller in Imo park

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There was palpable pressure at Ogbaku motor-park in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State after a suya seller was killed by unknown gunmen.

An eyewitness, Mr Kelechi Iwuagwu, from Ogbaku group, informed DAILY POST that the incident occurred on Saturday round 12pm on the Ogbaku park.

He mentioned, “The gunmen first shot at their first target, a suya seller, who died instantly, while they gave the second target, a wrapper seller a hot chase before he was shot at his shoulder.”

Iwuagwu mentioned the suya seller believed to be an Hausa man, was shot at shut vary and killed, whereas his buddy was chased and shot.

According to him, “Some armed males numbering about 10 stormed the park with bikes, created pressure and concern in the motor park. While everybody took to their heals, they shot a suya seller and gave a wrapper seller believed to be a northerner a chase and shot him on his shoulder.

“As I speak now, the corpse of the suya seller is still lying lifeless at Ogbaku motor park and the wrapper seller is still alive. The men of the Ogbaku Police Division are already present expecting signal from police headquarters in Owerri before conveying the corpses.”

Another eyewitness, who pleaded anonymity, whereas reacting to the ugly growth narrated that earlier than the arrival of safety operatives, the hoodlums already killed one and shot the opposite in his shoulder.

He mentioned the state of affairs has triggered panic amongst residents of the affected areas. The individuals in the group live in concern.

The spokesperson for the police in the state, Micheal Abattam, was but to reply to an inquiry regarding the incident.

Tension as unknown gunmen kill suya seller in Imo park

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