Tragedy struck on Wednesday evening as gunmen shot dead the Director of the Science Equipment Development Institute, Akwuke near Enugu, Professor Innocent Ndubuisi.
The incident occurred along the Enugu-Port Harcourt highway near the entrance of the Centenary Estate around Amechi Awkunanaw, Enugu.
It was gathered that the gunmen also reportedly killed his police escort and abducted his daughter who was also in the car.
Professor Ndubuisi hailed fom Mgbowo in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State.
When contacted, Enugu State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, Daniel Ndukwe, promised to get back over the incident.