Assassins Murder Imo Assembly LP Candidate
Gunmen suspected to be hired assassins on Friday killed the Labour Party candidate for Onuimo Local Government Area in the Imo State House of Assembly, Christopher Elehu.
Apart from killing him, the gunmen also set his country home ablaze and destroyed his property including a motorcycle.
It was gathered that the suspects struck in the early hours of Friday and shot for over two hours.
The gunmen, who were on rampage, also visited the houses of other politicians in the area but met their absences.
Until his death he was the Labour Party candidate in Onuimo Local Government Area. They invaded his house when everybody had gone to sleep and shot for over two hours.
“They killed the man and burnt his house. They also destroyed his property. His corpse was laying on the floor with matchet cuts when villagers gathered in the morning.”