Unknown gunmen have killed a man and took his cash in Umuahia, the capital of Abia State, on Friday.
Naija News learned that the gunmen reportedly trailed the deceased from a bank nearby before robbing and killing him.
Many motorists and pedestrians in the area were said to have fled the scene after gunshots rented the air.
“I was there; the man who was shot dead was driving a Toyota car before he ran into traffic which made the gunmen to catch up with him.
“He was carrying some cash in his car but I don’t know how much. He was shot and killed on the spot and the gunmen took the cash away. The body of the man is still lying there,” a source told SaharaReporters.
As at the time of this report, only one casualty was confirmed but some others might have been injured in the melee.