Monday, August 29, 2016

APC lawyer, Ken Atswuete killed in Rivers state by unknown gunmen

Port Harcourt-based rights Lawyer, Ken Atswuete has been assassinated.
The news of the murder of Astwuete has sent cold into the spines of those who know him for his ardent opposition to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers state led by Governor Nyesom Wike.

Ken, as he is fondly called was said to have been killed at his residence‎ in Omuchiorlu in Aluu Community Ikwerre Local Government area of Rivers state.

Reports has it that his body was found in the pool of his blood along the road in the community.

The Police in Rivers state is yet to independently confirm the report but a senior officer at the state Police Command said the command is aware that a Lawyer was attacked.

However, the All Progressives Congress, APC in the state has confirmed the killing of the right Lawyer.Ken Atswuete is one of the Legal representatives of the APC and in matters involving their members.

Until his assassination, Atswuete was handling the murder trial of an APC stalwart and former Chairman of Asari-Toru Local Government area, Ojukaye Flag-Amachree.

Ken Atswuete was also heard on some sections of the media in Port Harcourt vehemently condemning the Court order obtained by the PDP stopping the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from declaring the March 19 re-run election in Tai and seven other Local government areas in Rivers state.

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