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Gunmen kill policeman, siblings in Anambra

Four persons, including a police officer, were on monday killed by gunmen in Anambra state.

Two were killed in Ukpor, Nnewi South government area while 2 others were dead near a church, on Udorji Road, Ozubulu, in Ekwusigo local government area.

This is coming barely four days after 5 persons were killed at a beer parlour in Osumenyi and a police matron in Ukpor, all in Nnewi South local government area of the State.

The Nation gathered the couple killed in Ukpor, identified as Godwin Ikechukwu Modobi and Nnajiofor Modobi were siblings from Umuhu village in Ukpor.

Family sources disclosed that Godwin Modobi was a direct younger brother to Nnajiofor Modobi, and was also a former Youth Leader in the community.

“The gunmen 1st killed Nnajiofor right in their house after they invaded their point the wee hours of weekday.“Thereafter, they blindfolded and abducted the younger brother, whom they also eventually killed near to Utuh junction and drop his body at the centre of the road,” the source added.

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Fired bullets were also seeing near to the corpse, which lies in pool of blood, with bullet wounds on his chest and other parts of the body.

When contacted, Police spokesperson, Ikenga Tochukwu confirmed the incident, spoken language one of the deceased at Utuh, Nnewi was a police officer, while Toyota camry conveying the deceased was recovered by the Police.
“We got information of 2 lifeless bodies on that Nnewi/Ozubulu road. Our operatives quickly went there and recovered the two bodies.

“Preliminary investigations revealed that one among them was a policeman and also the other one we are however to establish his identity.

“We also recovered a Toyata Camry allegedly belonging to 1 of the deceased. Operatives are there and also the situation is being monitored. That’s a lot of i know for now,” he said..

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