Suspected gunmen have shot and killed a member of Ebubeagu South-East Security Outfit in Ebonyi State. The deceased, Mr. Sunday Izhikpa, was shot dead in the early hours of Friday, September 16, 2022, while he was at his duty post in Mkpuma Ekwa-Oku, Izzi Local Government Area of the state.
A resident in the area, Mr. Victor Ogbaga, who spoke with journalists in Abakaliki, had reported that the deceased was a native of Nduakparata Igbeagu in the area.
“He was killed by the gunmen while at his duty post in Mkpuma Ekwa-oku in Izzi. The corpse of the victim has been evacuated from the scene, where he was murdered this morning,” Ogbaga had disclosed.
The State Police Command Spokesperson, SP Chris Anyanwu, had confirmed the killing, saying: “Yes, I have called personnel of Ebubeagu and he said that the attack was true.”