Popular Nollywood actor Clems Onyeka was gunned down by a stray bullet in Asaba Nigeria this afternoon.
He was reportedly fired by a stray bullet while the Police and armed robbers who visited a bank along Summit Express, were engaged in a fierce bullet exchange.
According to an eyewitness, Clem the 37-year-old actor died at the spot which left everyone scampering for their dear lives.
The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, Celestina Kalu,said “It is apparent that the robbers laid ambush for the bullion van and the police escorts that were coming in from Awka. But the bullion van driver was able to manoeuvre his way away while the policemen engaged the robbers,”
One of the robbers dropped down as the shootout went on, but his colleagues were able to carry him and escaped with him as the police fire became too hot for them”
He was known for his hit movie ‘Sorrowful kingdom’ and had just concluded work on another movie ‘Widow’s Testimony’
We Pray for the family as they go through this tough time.