The Imo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro (CP) on Sunday ordered discreet investigation into the gruesome murder of Ahmed Gulak by bandits.
The news of this directive was contained in a press release signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, Bala Elkana (SP)
The PPRO said that at about 7:20am on Sunday, armed bandits intercepted and attacked a Toyota Camry cab carrying Ahmed Gulak and two others who were on their way to Sam Mbakwe Airport to catch a flight.
He pointed out that Ahmed Gulak left his room at Protea Hotel without informing the police nor sister agencies about his movement in view of the fragile security situation in the South East and Imo in particular.
The PPRO said that the murdered politician left his hotel room without any security escorts and while the cab driver took irregular route to the airport, six armed bandits who rode in a Toyota Sienna intercepted, identified and shot at Ahmed Gulak at around Umueze Obiangwu in Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area close to the Airport.
Meanwhile, the CP according to the PPRO has deployed tactical and special forces to cordone the area and arrest perpetrators.