Unknown gunmen have reportedly killed a former judge of the High Court of Enugu State, Justice Stanley Nnaji.
A source told TheNigeriaLawyer the retired judge was killed at Enugu on the evening of May 30, 2021
In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, the Commissioner, CP Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, psc, has ordered the launch of a full-scale manhunt of yet-to-be identifed armed assailants, alleged to have trailed and shot dead an unidentified man driving in a Mercedes Benz Jeep, which they carted away, along Ebeano Tunnel, Enugu, today being 30/05/2021 at about 1700hrs.”.
“The victim was rushed to the hospital, where he was confirmed dead by doctors on duty and deposited in the mortuary for autopsy.”
Meanwhile, the Commissioner, while assuring that no stone would be left unturned in fishing out perpetrators of the heinous crime, has called on residents of the State to remain law-abiding, vigilant and assist the Police with useful information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of the assailants.
While the identity of the victim is still not clear, some sources said the victim is a retired judge and his name is Justice Nnaji from Nike, Enugu East Local Government Area of Enugu State.