By;MKPUMA ENYINNA, Abakaliki
No fewer than three persons including a security guard have been killed as unknown gunmen invaded Ikwo Council chairman, Elder Stive Orogwu’s residence and killed three of his relatives and burnt down the family house.
It was gathered that the hoodlums stormed the chairman’s home in Ekpaomaka late Tuesday night but didn’t meet him at home but launched attack on the relatives.
The also proceeded to shoot dead three of his relatives as well as the security guard on duty that night.
The chairman who confirmed the incident on Wednesday morning, said, “They attacked my family compound at Ikwo at night and killed my elder brother and two of his sons and a security guard”.
He further said that the gunmen set ablaze the family’s house in the compound and destroyed a lot of property worth millions of Naira.
The corpses of the victims have been taken to a mortuary in Abakaliki as further investigation is ongoing.