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Gunmen kill ex-Enugu high court judge



Unknown gunmen have killed Stanley Nnaji, a former judge of the Enugu state high court.

Nnaji was shot dead on Sunday evening in Enugu while driving in a black Mercedes Benz SUV.

A video posted on Twitter by an eyewitness showed how the assailants double-crossed the judge’s car, dragged him out and shot him.

The incident was said to have happened beside the Enugu Diagnostics Centre, by Ebeano Tunnel.

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Commissioner of police in the state, Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu confirmed the incident, and said he has ordered a manhunt for the gunmen.

In a statement signed by Daniel Ndukwe, spokesperson of the police command, the commissioner said: “The victim was rushed to the hospital, where he was confirmed dead by doctors on duty and deposited in the mortuary for autopsy.”

Nnaji hails from Mbu, Isi-Uzo LGA of the state.

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