An unknown man has been killed by unidentified Gunmen in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
According to reports, the incident occurred about 3:30 pm on Thursday, December 17, at Evo road, Government Reserved Area, GRA, Phase 2, Port Harcourt.
The victim said to have been driving in a Kia Optima car, with registration number KUJ-713 AR, Abuja plate number, when he was followed and assassinated by the gunmen.
CP Joseph Mukan, The state Commissioner of Police, who confirmed the incident disclosed that, the victim was traced from the bank, where he went to withdraw some huge amount of money before he was killed.
Read Statement Below:
“The criminals followed the victim from a bank where he went to withdraw money. While they were chasing him he lost control of the steering and ran into a ditch. The criminals met him there and killed him. They did not take the money he withdrew,” said Mukan.
“There were two people in the car when the incident happened. The other person sustained injuries and he is receiving treatment. At the moment we have recovered the corpse of the victim and his car. We have commenced investigation to get the killers. We have gone to the bank to get footage of the outside the CCTV camera may have captured.” he added.