The Police Command in Ebonyi has confirmed the killing of one Mr Boniface Nwoha, 29, by unknown gunmen at a drinking joint at Amika Abba area of Abakaliki.
Mrs Loveth Odah, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abakaliki on Friday.
She said that full investigation into the murder had commenced and assured residents that the perpetrators of the crime would be arrested and brought to justice.
Odah said: “The case has been referred to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for thorough investigation.
“The police will unravel the cause of the murder and ensure that everyone involved in the act is arrested and prosecuted.
“I wish to use this medium to appeal to citizens to be law abiding, to resist the lure of taking laws into their hands and report any breach of right to the police.