Gunmen have reportedly killed a member of the Ebebeagu Security Outfit, in the Okposi, Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
Daily Independent gathered that the took place around 11 pm, on Sunday, October 30.
The victim, whose name was given as Joseph Nwanja, was said to have been gunned down, at a checkpoint in the area.
The Ebebeagu Commander in the state, Friday Nnanna who confirmed the incident disclosed that the body of the victim had been deposited in the mortuary and investigation was ongoing.
Nnanna said: “It happened around 11:45 pm on Sunday night. Somebody called me that some hoodlums were disturbing people in Ugwulangwu, Ohaozara LGA. So, I have to call Ohaozara people because that Ugwulangwu is under Ohaozara.
“So, I met them on the road as the hoodlums started shooting while Ebubeagu’s vehicle ran inside the bush, as a result of the attack.