On Tuesday night, unknown gunmen fired on the Area Council Chairman home and killed three of his family members at Ikwo LG Area of the state.
It was reported that the assaulter burn down the home and murdered the defense man in the compound.
The chairman was not at home at the time of the incident.
According to a source, the bandits raged the house of the Area Chairman at Ekpaomaka on Tuesday night.
Mr Orogwu, the council chairman confirmed the incident, set the home on fire and murdered family members in which their body has been placed at state capital mortuary.
The reason behind the attack is yet to be substantiated.
The state police spokesperson yet to verified the attack at the time of filing this report.