Gunmen kill Three In Anambra Church

Joy Odinye  
Updated February 5, 2021
A file photo of a gun seized from crime suspects in Nigeria.


Gunmen have stormed a church in Azia, Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State killing a man and two others.

The man, identified as Ken Ekwesianya, was murdered alongside his wife and daughter on Thursday night.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mohammed Haruna, confirmed the incident to Channels Television on Friday.

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He said investigations were ongoing to unravel the circumstances leading to the incident, reiterating the police commitment to arresting the culprits.

“Investigation is ongoing to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident and effort is being intensified in order to arrest perpetrators of the dastardly act and bring them to justice,” he said.