A former Judge of the Enugu State High Court, Justice Stanley Nnaji, has been shot useless by unknown gunmen.
The Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Aliyu has ordered a manhunt for the armed assailants who killed the choose.
The incident was captured in a video posted on Twitter by The Nigerian Barrister @TheNigerianBar.
The video reveals armed males dragging Nnaji out of his automobile at a abandoned crossroad.
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— The Nigerian Barrister (@TheNigerianBar) May 31, 2021
The deceased, from Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State, was shot a number of occasions beside the Enugu Diagnostics Centre, by Ebeano Tunnel, after he was double-crossed and dragged out of his Mercedes Benz SUV.
The video additionally reveals some automobiles a distance away from the choose’s automobile – all not shifting because the incident unfolded.
The video, filmed by a resident overlooking the highway, has the voice of the recorder.
In an announcement by the spokesperson for the Police Command, Daniel Ndukwe, the Commissioner said that the sufferer was rushed to the hospital, the place he was confirmed useless by docs on responsibility and deposited within the mortuary for post-mortem, including that the incident came about at about “1700 hrs.”
Meanwhile, the Commissioner, whereas assuring that no stone could be left unturned in fishing out perpetrators of the heinous crime, referred to as on residents of the state to stay law-abiding, vigilant and help the police with helpful data that can result in the arrest and prosecution of the assailants.
Justice Nnaji was a Judge of the Enugu State High Court till he was dismissed following his function within the elimination of Governor Chris Ngige, the then Governor of Anambra State in 2007 through a questionable ex-parte order.
His killing comes hours after the previous Special Adviser on Politics to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak, was shot useless by gunmen in Owerri, Imo State.
Gulak was on his option to Abuja from Owerri when he was killed Saturday evening.