In Rivers State 4 Persons Killed & 1 Kidnapped By Unknown Gunmen
In Rivers state between Thursday and Saturday last week four persons have been killed by unidentified gunmen in three different attacks.
These attacks have claimed four lives, two of them at the Ogale community and Bomu in Eleme and Gokana local government area by the name Fred Teedom and lekia Nzeregbara were shot dead by unknown gunmen.
Speaking to newsmen in Port Harcourt, Austin Sor, Chairman, Caretaker committee of Gokoan Local Government Area confirmed the killings and urged the police to look into the matter as a matter of urgency.
According to the Chairmen, Austin Sor, Mr Lekia Nzerebgara was shot dead at by unidentified gunmen at Ogale in Eleme Local Government Area and his death is amongst many to be mentioned.
“While we were still crying and mourning the death of Mr Lekia, Mr Fred Teedom, a youth leader from Bomu was also shot dead by unknown gunmen at about 6.30 or 7.00pm thereabout”.
“Although I have been told that the persons that killed him are members of a cult group but we want justice, we urge the Nigerian police and other security agencies to start their investigation immediately so we can have those killers”.
Also on Saturday night at Elele community some unknown gunmen killed two persons and abducted one, this happened at about 8’o clock.
The incident have also been confirmed by a senior police officer in the Divisional Headquarters at Elele community.
The landlord of the victim who spoke to newsmen also confirmed the incident and said the gunmen were wearing black outfit, they came with a tinted car.
However the Rivers state Police Public Relations Offer, Ahmad Muhammad said that he has not be debriefed of any of such reports so he can not confirm.