A top businessman in Aba has been murdered by unknown assassins and his corpse abandoned in his car.
The deceased, Felix Udensi Okwuobasi, the proprietor of a chain of fast food outlets in the high-brow Okigwe Road area, was said to have been accosted by the gunmen as he was driving into his house located at No. 10 Agwaragwa Street, Abayi area of Aba, on May 29, 2014.
His wife was forced out of the car while he was taken away by his assailants.
He was discovered the next day at about 6:30 am along Ayaba Umueze Road in the outskirts of the city, in his Toyota Camry, lying in a pool of his own blood.
His remains have since been deposited at the mortuary.
Confirming the incident, the Abia state police public relations officer, Geoffrey Ogbonna said investigation into the incident has started, adding that a team of detectives have been deployed to fish out the killers of the businessman.
Ogbonna condemned the barbaric act, while also appealing to residents of Aba to be security- conscious.
He called on them to alert the police whenever they notice suspicious movements in their neighbourhoods.
He also urged those with useful information about the killers to report to the police, assuring that the identity of informers will not be disclosed.
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