By Emeka Mamah
A 40-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Sunday Eze, has been killed by his passenger at Enugu Ezike in Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizu, who confirmed this in a statement in Enugu, said that Eze was killed by a passenger he was conveying to an unknown destination, weekend.
Amaraizu’s statement read: “The deceased, identified as Sunday Eze of Umuogbo-Agu, Enugu Ezike Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, never believed his life would have been cut short at 40 years by the passenger, whom he was conveying.
“It was gathered that on February 11, at about 9p.m., the deceased was conveying a passenger, who is from same Enugu Ezike.
“While the deceased was conveying the suspect, he was allegedly hit with an iron rod on his head over a yet to be established issue, which made the motorcyclist to fall unconscious.
“The victim was, however, rushed to St Mary’s Hospital, located within the axis, where he was later confirmed dead by the medical doctor on duty.
“Meanwhile, a full scale investigation has commenced into the incident as the suspect is helping the operatives of the command in their investigations.”