On the 5/7/2017 at about 1830hrs,following a distress call of gunshot,Police detectives attached to Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) Anambra State Command rushed to Obosi, in Idemili North L.G.A of Anambra State and met a Man allegedly shot by rival cult group laying unconscious inside a shop.
Victim who sustained fatal gunshot injury was rushed to the Hospital for treatment and later certified dead on arrival by a medical doctor.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased who was identified as Chukwuezugo Ikeomu, AKA ZION has been on Police wanted list since 2012 in a case of Armed robbery, cultism and drug peddling and was also alleged to be the gang leader of a Cult group.
Meanwhile, his accomplice one Okagbue Afoma AKA “Hajia” female, aged 41 years of the same address in whose shop the Suspect was attacked has been arrested and is assisting the Police with useful information that could lead to the arrest of her accomplices.
Meanwhile,the Commissioner of Police CP Garba Baba Umar, Psc assured members of the Public that the Command will not relent in its efforts until it tracked down the fleeing perpetrators of this dastardly act and bring them to Justice.
He further warned mischief makers and misguided elements in the State to have a rethink and desist from indulging into Criminal acts forthwith or face severe legal consequences.
ASP NWODE NKEIRUKA
PPRO,ANAMBRA STATE POLICE COMMAND