Hrh Eze Victor ijioma, the traditional ruler of Orsu Obodoo in the Oguta local government area of IMO state, has been killed by gunmen.
According to the daily trust correspondent, the traditional ruler was murdered alongside the traditional prime minister of the Isama of the Mgbele community in the council.
The two traditional leaders were killed in separate attacks on Thursday evening, according to reports.
According to Orsu Obodo, the killers assaulted the traditional ruler at Umuamaka junction in the nearby Izombe town and murdered him inside his vehicle before setting his body on fire.
In the same vein, the traditional prime minister of mgbele, whose name was not available at the time of this article, was said to have been killed in his town.
According to the report, security men have increased their presence in Izombe, mgbele, and other areas of the Oguta local council to hunt out criminals.