The police in Enugu State have apprehended three suspects in connection with the assassination of the Head of Nursing Services at the Federal Psychiatric Hospital, Enugu, Mrs Mary Amadi.
It was gathered that Amadi was shot dead last Thursday around 4pm in front of her house at the Federal Housing Estate, Enugu, by suspected assassins, who were said to have trailed her from the office.
According a family source, Amadi had closed from work, drove to her house and while she was about to open the gate, she was shot by the gunmen, who made a U-turn after and sped off.
“Immediately, she was rushed to the Enugu State Teaching Hospital, ESUT Parklane, were doctors battled unsuccessfully to save her life,” the source said.
The murder was also confirmed by the state Commissioner of Police, Balarabe Suleiman, who also added that three suspects had been arrested in connection with Amadi’s murder.
The police chief noted that the command had already commenced investigation into the murder and other killings in the state.