Gunmen, yesterday, in Imo State, struck again killing a commercial motorcyclist at Ogbaku Market in Mbaitoli Council of the state.
The incident occurred as the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba, visited the state for the official handover of security vehicles to the Imo Police Command procured by the state government.
The gunmen arrived at the Ogbuaku daily market in a Sienna bus to look for their target. It was gathered that he was ordered to enter their vehicle but refused.
“The man they killed is a commercial motorcyclist. They came in a Sienna van from Oguta 1 road. On reaching the market, they identified their target; a commercial motorcyclist called Chima and ordered him to enter their vehicle.
The hoodlums got angry and shot him three times and he died on the spot before they drove off. They also shot in the air while making their way out of the market.
Confirming the incident, a member, Ogbaku Youth Association, Mr. Justice Nwafor, said that the remains of the victim have been evacuated from the scene.
He also said the youth body has reported the incident to the Ogbaku divisional police headquarters and that the motorcycle was taken to the police station.