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Men of the Delta State Police Command have arrested a 27-year old suspect identified as Chukwudi Emerenin for his alleged involvement in the killings of a retired police officer, Chris Kpatuma in Agwa clan, Oguta Local Government Area, Imo state.
The late retired police officer, Kpatuma, who was reportedly killed at his country home in Mgbala, Agwa in Oguta LGA of Imo State, on February 1, 2022., was a former Officer in Charge, Legal of the Delta State Police Command.
During his interrogation, the suspect revealed they attacked their victim because they saw him as a threat to their Biafra struggle.
The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ari Mohammed Ali who disclosed this at Asaba, said the 27 years old suspected member of the syndicate that k!lled the retired police officer, was arrested by operatives of the command who acted on intelligence gathered that the suspect and his gang were hibernating somewhere in Aboh, Ndokwa East Local Government Area.
He said the suspect who is an escapee from Owerri prison, was arrested on 12 February 2022 at about 9 pm.
“He (the suspect) also stated that he is related to the late police officer and that the leader of the gang is called “Mega Bush”.
The suspect also revealed that the late officer was k!lled because he was a strong stakeholder and a titled man in the community and owing to the fact that he was a retired police officer, they saw him as a threat to their Biafra struggle hence they decided to k!ll him.
The suspect, Chukwudi Emerenin is also suspected to be part of the syndicate that beheaded a vigilante member in Owerri and used his head as a ball some time ago.”Ari said
Three other suspects have since been arrested in connection with the murder.
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