Armed men attack Imo market and kill motorcyclist

A commercial motorcyclist was killed on Tuesday when gunmen attacked a market in Ogbaku, a community in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of ​​Imo state in southeastern Nigeria. The gunmen reportedly entered the market in a Sienna vehicle and shot the victim to death, according to a The Punch report. The incident occurred while the Police Inspector General, Usman Alkali (IGP), was at the Owerri Government House to inaugurate the 12 Armored Personnel Transport Vehicles acquired by the state government to combat insecurity in the entity. The victim, identified simply as Chima, a commercial motorcyclist, was said to have refused the gunmen’s orders to enter his vehicle. “They got angry and shot him three times, and he died on the spot before they left,” a source quoted as saying. An indigenous person from the community, Chika Onoh, told PREMIUM TIMES that the gunmen fired indiscriminately as they tried to take the victim away. ALSO READ: Armed men invade police facility and kidnap officer “My younger sister escaped a stray bullet from the gunmen,” she said. The general secretary of the Ogbaku Youth Association, Judge Nwafor, said the victim’s body had been evacuated from the scene. He said the case was reported to the Ogbaku Police Headquarters and the victim’s motorcycle was taken to the police facility. Police spokesman in the state, Michael Abattam, did not return calls or a text message seeking comment. Read More Related News Here Let here it in the comment below if you do have an opinion on this; Armed men attack Imo market and kill motorcyclist