A legal practitioner based in Imo state, Barr. Victor Onwubiko has been reportedly killed by gunmen.
The lawyer who resides in Uturu, Abia State was reported to have been murdered on Saturday night while he was returning to his house in Abia State University.
Daily Post, while quoting a source, said the incident happened along the Okigwe-Uturu road around 9 pm on Saturday.
“He was returning to Abia State, where he also resides, when he was ambushed by gunmen and killed along the Okigwe-Uturu road.
There have been a series of kidnappings and killings along the road, irrespective of the presence of heavy security agents in the area.”
Henry Okoye, the Imo State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, said law enforcement agents are “on top of the situation” and that a press statement would be issued soon by the command.