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Former leader of Awka Vigilante group shot dead

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By Pamela Eboh, Awka 
Former head of Awka Vigilante group in Anambra State was about 8pm Wednesday night allegedly shot and killed by unkown gunmen.

The deceaaed identified simply as Ezeoke, aka ‘iroko’ was shot in his village, umubelu , Awka South Local Government Area of the state.
It was gathered that he came out to help fish out hoodlums that snatched his relation’s phone when he was shot and left to die in the pool of his blood.
It was learnt that the sound of the gun blast caused pandemonium in the area as people scampered for safety.
In his reaction, the state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Haruna Mohammed said police officers led by the DPO Central Police Station, CPS have been sent to the place even as he added that his body was taken to Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching hospital, Amaku.
Feelers have it that cultism has returned to the city of Awka and may have been the people tgat shot Ezeoke as
Sporadic shooting were allegedly heard around eke Awka market area while there was no form of challenge from anywhere.
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