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Gunmen kill one in Akwa Ibom community

By Suoyo Ekubo 

Gunmen have reportedly killed one Mr Sylvester Ntefre, in his home residence at Ekparakwa, OrukAnam local government Area of Akwa Ibom state on Sunday morning.

It was gathered that when the hoodlums stormed Ntefre residence around 8am on Sunday in a black Jeep, they dragged him outside from his house and escaped with him through the bush.

According to sources from the area, the gunshots fired severally by the hoodlums attracted good number of the youths of the community who came out and chased them.

It was gathered that before the youths arrived the residence of Ntefre who was the former chapter Chairman of the People Democratic Party (PDP), the kidnappers had escaped with him into a nearby bush where they eventually shot him dead.

Some members of the gang who were waiting in a standby blackJeep were said to had abandoned the vehicle and also escaped through the bush .

“And when the youths were searching the bush for the kidnappers in order to rescue Chief Ntefre they discovered the corpse in the pool of blood . The Community people came out and rolled the Jeep away from that place.

” I don’t know where they took it (vehicle) to. But the only thing that I am sure is that the kidnappers ran away leaving their car behind”, a source simply narrated

However, the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Odiko McDon said he has not received official report regarding the incident l, even as he promised to speak on it once briefed.

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