Another tragedy as gunmen kill ex-High Court judge, Stanley Nnaji, in Enugu (Video & Photos)

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Tragedy struck again on Sunday as Ex- Court Judge, Justice Stanley Nnaji, shot dead.

Gunmen were seen in a trending video as they pulled him out of his Mercedes Benz (SUV) on the road and shot him thrice, leaving him dead.

They thereafter jumped into the vehicle and drove .

The command has confirmed the incident.

The command promised to bring the perpetrators to book.

A statement issued by the Police Public Relations , ASP Daniel Ndukwe, the , of Police, Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, to have ordered the launch of a full-scale manhunt for the yet-to-be identifed assailants.

The assailants, according to Police preliminary statement, allegedly trailed and shot dead an unidentified man driving in a Mercedes Benz Jeep, “which they carted away, along Ebeano Tunnel, , today being 30/05/2021 at (about) 1700hrs.

“The victim rushed to the , where he confirmed dead by on duty and deposited in the mortuary for autopsy.”

The unidentified man, according to sundry media reports, turned out to be Justice Stanley Nnaji.

Meanwhile, the , has assured the of the state that no stone would be left unturned in fishing out perpetrators of the heinous crime.

He also called on residents to remain law-abiding, vigilant and assist the Police with useful information that lead to the and prosecution of the assailants.

Justice Nnaji a Judge of the Enugu State Court until he dismissed following his role in the removal of a sitting Governor of Anambra State in 2007.

He was Nike, Enugu East Local Government Area of Enugu State.

Watch footage of the assassination here:

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