Command arrests three for killing nurse in Enugu

Command arrests three for killing nurse in Enugu


The police in Enugu State , on Monday , said that three suspects had been arrested in connection with the assassination of the Head of Nursing Services at the Federal Psychiatric Hospital , Enugu, Mrs Mary Amadi.

PUNCH Metro gathered that Amadi was shot dead last Thursday around 4 pm in front of her house at the Federal Housing Estate, Enugu, by suspected assassins, who were said to have trailed her from the office .

A family source told our correspondent that Amadi had closed from work , drove to her house and while she was about to open the gate , she was shot by the gunmen , who made a U -turn after and sped off.

“Immediately , she was rushed to the Enugu State Teaching Hospital , ESUT Parklane , were doctors battled unsuccessfully to save her life ,” the source said .

The state Commissioner of Police , Balarabe Suleiman , confirmed the killing.

Suleiman , who spoke in a telephone interview with our correspondent , stated that three suspects had been arrested in connection with Amadi’s murder .

He also said that the command had already commenced investigation into the murder and other killings in the state.

(Punch)

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