A 32-year-old Port Harcourt-based car dealer identified as Chukwuma Nwaogbue has been murdered in cold blood when he and his friend went to inspect a land he bought in Rumu Ekini East West Road near Chuba area of the state.
It was learnt that some unknown men intercepted the two friends as they drove out of the land on Friday, April 3, 2015.
The armed men reportedly shot Nwaogbue and his friend after they confirmed to them that they had gone to inspect the land which had been paid for.
Nwaogbue who hails from Ubulu Uku in Delta State was married.
The two men died on the spot were subsequently buried in a shallow grave inside the bush.
A farmer reportedly caught the men in the act and called the attention of some police operatives in the area to the scene.
When the police officials arrived the scene, they exhumed the lifeless remains of the victims and contacted Nwaogbue’s family.
The second victim has not been identified as at the time of the report.
Meanwhile, the police have embarked on an investigation to unravel the mystery behind the death of the two men.