The branch chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Obollo Afor, Enugu State, Barrister Emmanuel Emeka Agundu, has been murdered.
According to reports, the barrister was allegedly murdered for withholding N18m proceed belonging to an internet fraudster Kenechukwu Eze and his gang.
The was made known on Wednesday when the Enugu State Police Command paraded 33 suspects for their alleged involvement in criminal activities in the state.
The state Commissioner of Police, Balarabe Suleiman, speaking on the murder case said Eze and his gang shot and killed Agundu on September 2, 2018. The suspect was arrested on July 10, 2019.
He continued, saying Agundu’s job as a member of the group, was to distribute the money to everyone’s account but never did and even threatened to report the matter to security agents. This made the gang decide to terminate his life.