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Gunmen kill traditional ruler in Ebonyi



The police command in Ebonyi has confirmed that gunmen killed a traditional ruler, Mr Igboke of Umuezeokaha community, Ezza North Local Government Area of the state.

SP Onome Onovwakpayeya, the Police Public Relations Officer, Ebonyi Police Command, told our correspondent in Abakaliki on Tuesday that they were aware of the incident.

”Yes, we are aware of the killing and investigation has commenced to fish out the perpetrators of such heinous crime,” she said.

According to Onovwakpayeya, the command has been alerted of the killing and it is still investigating the matter.

She said the command had started investigation to know whether it was a politically-motivated Killing.

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Christian Ogbonna

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