Imo Police Nab London Based ‘Unknown Gunman’ with Weapons
In line with the mandate and directive of the Inspector General of Police, IGP ALKALI BABA USMAN psc+, NPM,fdc, to restore peace and tranquility in Imo state, as well as the determination and adoption of a robust crime prevention and detection strategy of the new Commissioner of Police Imo State, CP Abutu Yaro, fdc. Operatives of the Command while on surveillance and confidence building patrol arrested one Micheal Osundu “m” of Owerri but claim to be based in London, United Kingdom .
He was arrested in connection with criminal activities in the state, and he is reasonably suspected to be part of the hoodlums that attacked the Nigeria Correctional Services and the Police headquarters on the 5/04/21.
However, at the point of arrest, one English made Pump action rifle and twenty six (26) live cartridges , a pair of Police uniform with the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP)which was hidden in his Tinted Toyota Escalade vehicle were recovered .
Upon interrogation he claimed to be a Police Spy trained at the Police Training School, Ikeja.
Meanwhile the Commissioner of Police has ordered full scale investigation into the matter, with a view of discovering his level of culpability and possibly arresting other suspects. He further use the opportunity to call on any person who participated in the attack of 5/04/21, as well as the escapee inmates/suspects to turn themselves in, or else will be made to face the full wrath of the law if caught.
The CP therefore charged members of the public to partner with the command by volunteering credible information to the Police, which may in lead to arresting criminal elements in and around the state.
SP IKEOKWU GODSON ORLANDO
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR:COMMISSIONER OF POLICE