Enugu polls: Police to investigate killing of party supporter

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The Enugu state police command has commenced investigation into the alleged shooting and death of one Osondu Odoh, a 30-year-old supporter of Sen. Ayogu Eze on Saturday.

The Spokesman of the command, SP Ebere Amaraizu, made the disclosure in Enugu.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer said that Odoh, the senator’s supporter was not an election observer as being erroneously believed and circulated by unconfirmed sources.

He, however, said that the shooting took place at Eze’s residence at Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of the state.

“The Command through its operatives has commenced a full scale investigations into the alleged shooting and death of one Osondu Odoh, aged 30 years.

“The deceased was believed to be at Ayogu Eze’s residence at Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu state on Saturday, March 9,” he said.

He said that the victim was not an election observer but a supporter, adding “the circumstance surrounding the incident are being investigated, the deceased body has been deposited at the mortuary,” he said.