According to information reaching us at winner’s blog, unknown gun men last night around 8pm yesterday invaded Iruchime Etiti Nimo in Njikoka local government shooting the PG of the community, Hon. Anthony Igboka dead and left several others injured.
According to eye witness source who pleaded anonymity, “Unknown gun men invaded Nimo community last night shooting sporadically as they robbed the people. During the process the PG of the community, Hon. Anthony Igboka, was returning from work and parked to buy something and the gun men rushed and shoot him severally times at a very close range as they leave the scene with their pick up van before the arrival of the Nigerian Police Men”.
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Anambra State Police Command Account of the Shooting Incidence
According to Police Public Relations Officer, Anambra State Police Command, “At About 8:18 Pm of yesterday 16/4/2019 There Was A Sporadic Gunshots Around Nimo Market In Njikoka Lga Of Anambra State.
2. Police Patrol Team Attached To Nimo Division Rushed To The Scene And Discovered One Chief Frank Anthony Igboka On The Drivers Seat Of His Chevrolet Suv Vehicle Laying Unconscious In The Pool Of His Blood And His Body Was Riddled With Bullet Wounds.
3. Victim Was Rushed To Beke Hospital Nimo Where He Was Confirmed Dead By The Medical Doctor And Corpse Deposited At The Hospital Morgue For Autopsy.
4. Preliminary Investigation Revealed That Victim Was Shot At Close Range By Four Armed Men Who Escaped In A Pickup Van Towards Abacha Eziowelle Road .Twenty Five Expended Ammunition Of 7.62 Mm Ammunition Were Recovered At The Scene.
5. The Commissioner Of Police Cp Mustapha Dandaura Has Visited The Scene And Ordered For A Full Scale Investigation To Ascertain Circumstances Surrounding The Incident And Bring Perpetrators To Justice.
6. The Public Are Enjoined To Avail The Command With Useful Information That Could Help In Arresting Perpetrators Of This Dastardly Act Through The Following Police Emergency Number 07039194332 For Prompt Response Please.