A man in his early 30s, Boniface Nwogha has been allegedly murdered at his Abakaliki resident, in Ebonyi state by group suspected to be cultists Tuesday night.
Late Boniface, Blueprint learnt was a plumber, living with his family at Michael Nwogha Onuba street Amike- Aba in Ebonyi local government.
He met his untimely death at 8pm Tuesday night.
A source who spoke to our correspondent on the ground of anonymity said there was a misunderstanding in the compound on Tuesday morning which left someone with injuryon the head,but at night some people came shooting in the compound making everyone to run for his/her safety.
He said, “a man was shot dead at about 8pm yesterday at Michael nwogha onuoba street Amike- Aba Ebonyi local government, his name is Boniface nwogha ,age early 30s,married with kids, a plumber.
“We got the information that there was gun short in the area and we immediately rushed to the place when we got there everybody had run for safety. We did not see anyone but we saw a body laying in the pool of blood.
“It was then we started knocking on doors of the residents of the compound,on introducing who we were they came including the wife of the deceased, we then called the Divisional Police Officer DPO Amike Aba who also came with his men to the scene.
“The incident was suspected to be cult attack according to the eldest brother.
When contacted,the Police Public Relations officer PPRO Ebonyi command, DSP Loveth Odah declined confirming the report as she said ,” I’m not in the mood now,I’m in a Stakeholders meeting.”