Tragedy as businessman is assassinated in Onitsha

Tragedy struck again in Onitsha, Anambra State as a businessman, Sir Edwin Umealo, was last Sunday night assassinated at Oba, Idemili South Local Government Area of the State.

According to a competent source, the victim Sir Edwin Umealo, popularly called Sir White by his friends and business associates was killed at about 7pm last Sunday as he was driving to his Asaba, Delta State home.

Our source said that Sir Umealo who hails from Umunze in Orumba South Local Government Area attended a meeting in one of the communities in the State and was returning from the meeting when the assassins struck.

We gathered that his assailants shot and allowed him to die in the pool of his blood in his SUV car without taking any valuable, indicating clearly that it was an assassination.

His car, handsets and cash with him were said to have been left intact when Police came and took his corpse to the mortuary.
Family sources believe he must have been trailed from where he attended a meeting.

Umealo who is a businessman at Ogboefere Market, Onitsha is married with four children.

The Anambra State Police Command Public Relation Officer,Tochukwu Ikenga, when contacted on his whatspp number on the matter did not reply.

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