Enugu Businessman Killed In Front Of His 7 Year Old Son
Mr. Ifeanyi Okeke, the Chief Executive Officer of AutoEase services in Enugu State has been killed by suspected assailants.
According to reports, Mr Okeke was shot dead by the unknown gunmen on Sunday night, July 4 when he was returning to his house situated at Brick Estate, along Ekweremadu Drive, Independence Layout Enugu.
It was gathered that he was en route with his 7 year old son who he had gone to pick from a barbing salon when the incident happened.
According to the report, the perpetrators rammed his car from behind, and when he came out to inspect, they forced him to lie down on the floor before shooting him in the leg and stomach.
The State Police Command’s spokesperson, Daniel Ndukwe, confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday, saying operatives from the Layout’s Police Division instantly raced to the area upon receiving a distress call.
“On sighting the Operatives, the criminal elements fled, while their victim, later identified as Ifeanyi Okeke, whom they shot severally, was rushed to the nearest hospital, where he was confirmed dead by Doctors on duty,” Ndukwe stated.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, psc, has ordered the State CID to launch a full-scale investigation and manhunt of the criminal elements in view of bringing them to book.” he added.