Thursday, December 9

Police officer, one other killed by hoodlums in Imo

There is palpable tension in a community in the Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, following the killing of a police officer who was said to have been shot and his service rifle allegedly taken away from him, and the killing of one other person whose identity had yet to be ascertained.

The incident which happened at Amakpurudere-Izombe has caused serious tension as security operatives roved in the community.

A source in Amakpurudere-Izombe told reporters that while the victim was slain in a bush path in a community, the officer who was said to be attached to one of the oil companies operating in the community was attacked after he had an altercation with another person.

The source said, “The community is hot as we speak. Indigenes are running from the community to avoid a repeat of what happened the other time after youths and military men clashed and houses were burnt.

“A man was killed on a bush path while a policeman serving in an oil company was attacked after he had issue with another person. His service riffle snatched.”

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When contacted, the police spokesperson, said that investigation had commenced in earnest.

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