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Gunmen murder Crutech Chief Architect

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GUNMEN,suspected to be hired assassins Thursday,ambushed and killed the Chief Architect in the Works and Physical Planning Unit of the Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) Calabar, Bassey Ekpenyong Inyang as he was arriving home with the wife that evening.

Our crime reporter learnt from eye witness that  Inyang’s assailants shot him several times in front of his wife killing him on the spot.

The eye witness further said the suspected assailants, numbering about eight had arrived in a bus and parked close to the home of the former Secretary of Calabar South Local Government while waiting for the victim.

According to the source, the unsuspected man known as Bachang then drove into the arms of the dare-devil killers who gunned him down.

“As he arrived his home at Airport Road, by Abasi Orok at Anantigha area of Calabar South LGA, the gunmen came out from the bus, shot and killed him on the spot, they also snatched the phone of his wife before they escaped the eye witness said.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO,) DSP lrene  Ugbo confirmed the incident. She said that investigations were ongoing.

According to her, “the man and wife were coming back from the church when some people in the bus close to his house way-laid and attacked them. No arrest according to her, has been made”.

In another development, Ugbo revealed that the Command made a break through when two robbery suspects were arrested with locally made pistols. “We arrested two robbery suspects with locally made pistols in Calabar South. They are currently in our custody. She said.

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