How Army Couple, Two Others Were Killed In Imo Forest - Family - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Monday, May 9, 2022

How Army Couple, Two Others Were Killed In Imo Forest - Family

•••Gunmen kill Private Gloria Matthew, Her Fiancé,  Two Others Inside Orlu Forest, Imo State

Audu M Linus (retired) and Private (Pte)Gloria Matthew


| The Daily Crucible| Monday, May 9,;2022

It has now been established that of truth that gunmen killed an army private, Gloria Matthew, and her fiancé, Warrant Officer Linus Musa Audu(retired).

Two other persons were also killed by the unknown gunmen along with the army couple.

BBC pidgin confirmed this in its latest report on the dastardly act.

A family member of the couple with first hand information about the heinous crime told the BBC that the quartet were Killed after they were attacked by some four armed youths at a location near Banana Junction in Orlu, Imo State.

The family source said the attack near Banana junction happened around 3:00pm when the victims were travelling to Nkwerre from Lagos for traditional marriage rites of Private Matthew and Audu, which was planned to take place on Monday May 2nd in Nkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State.

According to the report, Audu who hailed  from Southern Kaduna but resided in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, while Gloria until her gruesome murder, lived in Sokoto. 

They had arrived Lagos from Kaduna on April 26 to pick Gloria's mother to joined them so that they could all travel together for the traditional marriage rites in Imo State.

The assailants also killed Linus relatives in the forest. They killed them in the presence of Gloria's 10 years old daughter and her mother, according to the family which spoke to the BBC

The family member said they knew about the killing after their killers answered the repeated calls to Private Matthew phone.

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