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BREAKING: Gunmen assassinate unidentified man in Warri

By Our Correspondent

Unidentified gunmen have assassinated a yet to be identified man in Warri, Delta State.

The incident happened around 1:00pm at Mofor Junction in Udu Local Government Area with the gunmen making away with an undisclosed sum of money.

It was gathered that the victim, said to be a lawyer, was attacked in his car.

According to sources, he had just withdrawn an undisclosed sum of money from a Point of Sale (POS) operator.

GbaramatuVoice gathered that the killers had trailed their victim to the spot before double-crossing and shooting their target through the car’s windscreen and robbed off the cash.

Sources claim that he died from the gunshot wound.

“They said the victim is a lawyer. That he just collected money from a POS operator. So the robbers followed him and shot him.

“The man is late. They said he didn’t survive it,” a source in the area disclosed.

When contacted, the Delta State Police Command confirmed the incident, adding that details were still sketchy, hence the Police can not tell whether he survived or not.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, said “the DPO said it just happened.

That the person was actually trailed from the bank, shot and his money taken away. Information right now is very sketchy. We are still trying to get information”.

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