A man has been killed in a barbing saloon in Nsukka, Enugu State.
According to eye witnesses, six armed men stormed the saloon in Amugu, Nsukka local Enugu state close to University of Nigeria, Nsukka and killed him. The man, identified as Kelechi Onah hailed from Owerre Ezeorba in Udenu local government, Enugu state.
According to the report, the strange men were seen loitering with 2 bikes around the area between the hours of 3-4pm on Monday 15th June 2020. Nobody knew they were assassins who were busy monitoring the area to know when to strike.
One of them had earlier entered the shop and pretended to be a customer who came to barb.
It was after some minutes before the rest entered the shop and shot him at close range while barbing. They then left, mounted their bikes and zoomed off with the one he was barbing who also mounted the bike with them.
Some women who were around the shop that heard the gun shot and also saw when the men zoomed off started shouting and alerted some men around who started chasing them. The armed assassins on noticing that the men were catching up on them, dropped their bikes and ran in different directions.
Police was alerted as they were chasing the assassins and with the help of the Police, they were able to catch one of them who happened to be the one he was barbing with blood on all over his shirt. He was taken to the Police station and later confessed to be one of the assassins.
The case has been transfered to Enugu for further investigation on the order of Udenu local government chairman.