Gunmen kill Hotel owner, 2 others in Ebonyi Community


Suspected Gunman have invaded a hotel, popularly known as “Galaxy” in Isu community, Onicha Local government area of Ebonyi and killed three persons.

Mr Igwe Nwaokorie, a resident in the area told newsmen on Sunday in Abakaliki, that the incident happened on Thursday Night.

Nwaokorie said that among the three persons killed were the owner of the hotel, Chief Ogbonnaya Nwadibia, also known as “Galaxy” and two others.

“The incident occurred in the night of Thursday, Aug. 25. The suspect came on a motorcycles with armed, about three of them and entered the hotel.

“Before we could know what was happening, we start to hear gun shots that lasted for some minutes. After which, they left and three persons were found dead, including the owner of the hotel,” he explained.

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SP Chris Anyanwu, Spokesman, Police Command in Ebonyi confirmed the attack and noted that they were yet to have the full detail of the incident.

“Yes, the Command have heard about the incident but we have not gotten the full detail of what really happened,” Anyanwu stated.

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