Gunmen kill former high court judge

 A former Enugu State High Court Judge, Justice Stanley Nnaji, has been assassinated by a yet to be identified gunmen in Enugu.

The state police command in a statement issued said it  could not identify the victim as a former Judge.

The state commissioner of police, Mohammed Aliyu  has ordered full-scale manhunt of the assailants.

He  said the pepetrators must be fished out and brought to book.

The statement reads:  “The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, CP Mohammed Aliyu, has ordered the launch of a full-scale manhunt for yet-to-be-identified armed assailants, alleged to have trailed and shot dead an unidentified man driving in a Mercedes Benz Jeep, which they carted away, along Ebeano Tunnel, Enugu, on Sunday, 30/05/2021 at about 1700hrs.

“The victim, whose true identity is yet to be known, was rushed to the hospital, where he was confirmed dead by doctors on duty and deposited in the mortuary for autopsy.”