The Police Command in Enugu State says it has started an investigation into the alleged murder of Stephen Ajah in Nkanu West Local Government Area of the state.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, in a statement issued to journalists in Enugu, said that the lifeless body of Ajah was found on the Ozalla-Agbani Road in the early hours of Monday.
He said: “There was a reported case of murder of a young man identified as Stephen Ajah, along Ozalla-Agbani Road in Nkanu West Local Government Area by yet-to-be-identified armed men.
“The lifeless body of the said young man was rushed to the hospital by police operatives, where he was confirmed dead by a doctor on duty and his corpse deposited in the mortuary for preservation and autopsy”.
Ndukwe said that the command has launched an investigation with a view to apprehending the perpetrators of the homicide.