A Point of Sale (POS) operator identified as Ezinne Grace Iroh, has been killed at Ukaegbu Road, in Ogbor Hill area of Abia State.
Her gruesome murder is coming one week after armed robbers shot dead another POS operator along Market Road, Aba, Abia State.
It was gathered that gunmen numbering three stormed Ezinne’s shop in a tricycle and shot her on the chest as she struggled to protect a bag believed to be containing cash for the day’s business.
The gunmen finally overpowered her, collected the bag as well as her POS machine.
The situation caused panic in the area as people scampered for safety.
Ezinne was left in a pool of blood.
It was however learnt that one of the gunmen was caught and handed over to the Azuka Police Division.
A senior police officer under Abia Command Police Command confirmed the death of the female POS operator.
The source added police were already investigating the matter and hope to arrest those behind the ugly incident.