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Gunmen kill APGA chieftain in Anambra

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Gunmen on Saturday killed the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Youth Leader in Anambra State, Emeka Alaehobi.

Alaehobi, who was abducted at this residence in Ukpor community on Thursday, was killed in Utuh, Nnewi south local government area of the state.

His body was found at Utuh junction on Saturday evening.

Anambra has come under increasing attacks from criminal groups in the last few months.

Gunmen on May 23 beheaded a member of the state’s House of Assembly, Okechukwu Okoye.

READ ALSO: Six persons reportedly die as gunmen attack venue of APGA rally in Anambra

A few days later, the criminals killed 11 people including a woman and her four children in Orumba North LGA.

The spokesman for the state police command, Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the latest killing to journalists on Saturday evening in Awka.

He added that the operatives are on the criminals’ trail.

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