UMUAHIA – Two persons have been confirmed dead following a robbery attack on a popular pharmaceutical shop located along Lagos Street of Umuahia metropolis, in the Abia State capital.
The robbers were said to have attacked the shop, usually filled with customers, at about 8-9 pm. Although details of the attack were still sketchy, the state Police command confirmed the death of two persons.
The Assistant Police Commissioner in-charge of Criminal Investigations Department, CID, Joseph Micloth who confirmed the incident, said the command had already commenced investigation into the matter.
He said: “Yes, we have the report. We are investigating the matter. The incident took place around 8-9 pm”, adding that, “two persons were shot; one died yesterday, the other one died today. We are already questioning some people, not suspects but people around during the incident.