In Imo State, Terrorist known to some media outlet as Unknown Gunmen assassinated a couple who worked for the Nigerian Army.
According to a military source who spoke to our journalist, the woman was raped before she and her fiancé were killed.
A beheading of the two men was carried out afterwards.
Couple had travelled to state for traditional marriage ceremonies when they were attacked, the source claimed, adding that the perpetrators recorded and posted a video of their attack online.
Sources tell us they were travelling to Imo State on Saturday when the accident occurred. ” Master Warrant Officer (MWO) and Lance Corporal (LCP) were on their way to work when they were ambushed by the thugs who later shot and murdered them. Before they murdered them and chopped off their heads, the woman had been raped by them.
As a member of the 19 regular intakes, he was married to a member of 79RI. Father and brother are both serving in the military in Kaduna State, Nigeria.
Brig. Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations, acknowledged the occurrence and said the Army was examining it.
He swore that he would do everything he could to bring those responsible for the atrocity to justice.
Two of our employees were brutally murdered while returning home for their customary wedding ceremonies, according to information I’ve received,” he stated.
“Some crooks have committed a heinous crime on our employees.” Investigations by the Nigerian Army are underway to identify and bring to justice the perpetrators of the crime.”