The Imo State Police Command has supported Sunday’s robbery assault on drivers in the Orji region of Owerri, which left four individuals using bullet injuries. Mr Ikeokwu stated the victims of this assault was accepted to the Federal Medical Center, Owerri, for therapy. It was observed that the hoodlums, that had been tracking an unmarked security automobile, double-crossed it Orji and opened fire to the motorist. Eyewitness accounts stated the gunmen also assaulted other drivers and commuters in commercial vehicles in precisely the exact same spot. The accounts further said the robbers shot sporadically following the surgery to frighten away people, prior to making their escape.
” It was through the intermittent shooting that three persons around the region were struck by bullet,” the witness stated on the condition of anonymity. The episode caused tension and anxiety in the region, forcing people and passersby to run helter-skelter to their lifestyles. NAN reports that the prosecution, which came just 1 day following the assault on Governor Hope Uzodinma’s country house in Omuma, had further improved the anxiety of insecurity in the nation. In a second development, the police spokesman has debunked the record of alleged assault to the Imo House of Assembly. In an announcement made available to NAN, he explained the online movie, showing the meeting complicated under fire, as fictitious
According to him, the construction, that was on fire in the societal networking article, was the country house of the meeting nor any construction in Imo.