Saturday, 15 December 2018

Retired DCP, wife murdered in Imo

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A retired Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr Innocent Brown  and his wife were in the early hours of Thursday, assassinated in their home in Umuoke community in Obowo Local Government Area of Imo State.

Confirming the incident, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Superintendent of Police, Godson Ikeokwu,  said that he is aware of the incident but has not been properly briefed.
He stated that because of the sensitive nature of the matter, a thorough investigation to ascertain what transpired will be  conducted before any further information is released to the press.
The Nation gathered that the bodies of the deceased have been deposited in Umulogho Mercy Hospital Mortuary in Obowo.
Meanwhile the incident has thrown the community into mourning, with youths of the area threatening to go on a violent protest if the perpetrators are not apprehended.
The details of how the former cop and his wife were murdered by the unknown gunmen were still sketchy as at the time of filling this report.
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