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Police Moves To Arrest Killers Of Meat Seller, 2 Others In Imo

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The Commissioner of Police in Imo State, CP Aboki Danjuma, has ordered the deployment of Tactical Team from the Command for the arrest of killers of grilled meat – popularly known as suya – seller and two others at Ohii in Owerri West council area of the state.

In a statement issued by the Command’s Public Relations Officer which was made available to The Eastern Updates on Saturday, the CP condemned the attack and gruesome murder of a grilled meat seller and two others.

He also ordered for the immediate deployment of available operational assets and tactical teams to go all out in synergy with other sister security agencies and hunt down the hoodlums responsible for the senseless act of violence.

The Eastern Updates understands that CP Danjuma issued the directive during his visit to the crime scene for an on-the-spot assessment of the incident on Friday

The PPRO said that the Command has so far arrested eight suspects in connection to the murder case and they are currently undergoing an intense investigation and have provided useful information to the Police.

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The CP tasked the Assistant Commissioner of Police in Charge of Mbaitoli and the DPO to embark on robust visibility patrol, raids of suspected criminal hideouts, and employ adequate security measures to forestall any future occurrence.

He called on the general public, particularly the residents of Mbaitoli, to go about their lawful business without any form of fear or intimidation, assuring that the Command is on top of the situation and investigation is ongoing to bring the culprits to book.

He further urged them to support the Police in the fight against crime and criminality in the state by reporting any suspicious person seen or clandestine activities observed within their vicinity to the nearest police station.

The Commissioner of Police however commiserated with the families and friends of the deceased and vows to leave no stone unturned in ensuring the perpetrators are arrested and brought to book.

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