A family member has narrated how a military couples were murdered in IMO state .
It was reported that the couples identified as Gloria Mathew and Linus Audi went to Imo state for their traditional wedding slated for May 2, before they were attacked by some unknown gunmen who killed and beheaded them.
According to the interview with a family member of the deceased held by BBC, it was said that the couples were attacked by four armed persons in an area not far from Banana junction in Orlu, Imo state.
“It happened around 3pm. They were traveling to Nkwerre from Lagos.
Audu is from southern Kaduna but he lives in Makurdi. Gloria is based in Sokoto. They arrived in Lagos from Kaduna on the 26th of April to pick up Gloria’s mum so that they can travel together for the traditional marriage rites.
They killed Linus’ relatives that day. The leader of the armed men ordered them (gunmen) to shoot. They killed them (the couple) in front of Gloria’s 10-year-old daughter and her mum” the family source said