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Anambra Couple Killed, Dumped In Vehicle Boot

A couple has been killed by some yet-to-be-identified gunmen, who also dumped their corpses in a car boot of their vehicle.

NIGERIACRIME learnt that the vehicle is a Toyota Camry with the registration number: EE-621-EU.

Their remains were dumped at a lonely place along the Tempo Junction, Umunya axis of the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway with the bodies dripping blood.

The bodies were discovered in the early hours of Wednesday.

In a now viral video, the vehicle was seen with wide open doors while blood was dripping from beneath the vehicle boot.

The incident was confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer of the Anambra State Police Command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu.

Ikenga added that the police personnel attached to the Oyi Division have recovered and deposited the two lifeless bodies in a mortuary, while investigations have commenced to unravel the circumstances surrounding their deaths.

“Police personnel attached to the Oyi Division led by the DPO at about 7:30 am today 24/1/2024, have recovered two lifeless bodies, abandoned in a car boot along the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway.

“The operatives also recovered the abandoned vehicle and some expanded cartridges at the scene. Meanwhile, bodies have been deposited in the morgue and investigations have commenced.

“Preliminary information revealed that those persons, a man, and woman, with marks of violence and gunshot injuries all over their bodies, were murdered and abandoned in a black Corolla car with reg plate number Lagos AAA 621 EU. Further details shall be communicated, please,” Ikenga added.

Meanwhile, an early morning fire that gutted the Kasuwar Jagwal market in Damaturu, Yobe State capital, on Tuesday, left several goods destroyed and shops burnt.

The fire whose cause was yet to be ascertained was said to have escalated before the arrival of the men of the Yobe State Fire Service.

The Head of Operations, Yobe Fire Service, who identified simply as Inspector Ahmadu, confirmed the incident on Tuesday.

Ahmadu, who disclosed that an investigation was ongoing to ascertain the cause of the fire, said the high impact of the fire left several goods and shops destroyed.

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