Family announce burial for Couple killed infront of their children in Umuahia

15 days after armed robbers reportedly shot dead couple before their three children in Umuahia, the couple are set to be buried on March 7th in Afikpo Ugwuegu Ubam.

WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that a suspected armed robber identified as Kingsley Emezue alongside his gang members have been arrested by the Abia State Police Command for reportedly killing a couple before their three children.

The gang members identified as Enyinna Asiegbu (25) and Promise Sunday Obilor a.k.a Esere (26) alongside Kingsley popularly known as Pakins were arrested by the police.

Confirming the arrest, the Abia State Police Commissioner, Ene Okon told journalists that the arrested suspects were connected to Sampson Iheukwumere Nwokocha a.k.a Grave, a notorious robber killed in December by the police.

According to report, the six-man gang on January 25, 2020, operating in a tricycle, snatched a Toyota Sienna van with registration number RBC477RL, along Health Center Road in World Bank Housing Estate, Umuahia.

“The gang, while operating in a Sienna van, shot and killed a couple, Mr and Mrs Darlington Chinyere Uzoma, along Secretariat Road, Ogwurube Layout, Umuahia. This was after robbing them of proceeds of the day’s sales.

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