Lawyer, other resident shot dead in Anambra

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The victims were killed on Sunday night in separate attacks by gunmen.

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Mr Awa, a lawyer, was, until his death, the secretary of Okija Progressive Union and Director of Public Prosecution in Anambra State.Mr Ikenga, a superintendent of police, said a preliminary investigation showed that the victim was shot in the community while he was about to alight from his vehicle.The Commissioner of Police in the state, Nnaghe Obono, has commiserated with the victim’s family and friends, Mr Ikenga said.

PREMIUM TIMES reliably gathered that this was the second time hoodlums in the community would attack him. Meanwhile, PREMIUM TIMES gathered that apart from Mr Awa, another resident of the community was also killed by some hoodlums on the same night. At Premium Times, we firmly believe in the importance of high-quality journalism. Recognizing that not everyone can afford costly news subscriptions, we are dedicated to delivering meticulously researched, fact-checked news that remains freely accessible to all.

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