The police in Enugu State , on Monday, said that three suspects had been arrested in connection with the assassination of the Head of Nursing Services at the Federal Psychiatric Hospital , Enugu, Mrs Mary Amadi .
PUNCH Metro gathered that Amadi was shot dead last Thursday around 4 pm in front of her house at the Federal Housing Estate , Enugu , by suspected assassins , who were said to have trailed her from the office .
A family source told our correspondent that 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 state Commissioner of Police , Balarabe Suleiman , confirmed the killing .
Suleiman , who spoke in a telephone interview with our correspondent , stated that three suspects had been arrested in connection with Amadi ’ s murder .
He also said that the command had already commenced investigation into the murder and other killings in the state .