Police nabs four suspects in connection with Police killing

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Abia Police Command on Friday at the Command’s Headquarters located along Bende Road in Umuahia, the state capital, said that it has arrested four persons alleged to have been involved in the killing of a policeman and injuring of other colleagues in Okagwe, Ohafia Local Government Area of the state by a group of heavily armed gunmen.

This is even as the command has assured that it is intensifying efforts to recover the three AK47 rifles carted away by the gunmen during the attack.

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The hoodlums said to be numbering about 30, at about 1.30pm on the fateful day attacked five mobile policemen at a checkpoint in Okagwe Ohafia.

During the attack, a police Inspector, identified as Princewill Divine, was reportedly killed while a colleague’s wrist was cut off.

Another policeman was also said to have sustained varying degrees of injuries and has since been hospitalized and receiving medical attention.

The gunmen equally carted away three AK47 rifles belonging to the police.

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This is even as the command has assured that it is intensifying efforts to recover the three AK47 rifles carted away by the gunmen during the attack.

Addressing journalists in Umuahia, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Janet Agbede said the arrested suspects were helping police in investigation and promised that the command would ensure further arrests and recovery of police firearms.

Agbede appealed to medical practitioners in the state to report any person presented with bullet wounds to the police or any nearest security agency.

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Meanwhile, the State Police Chief has informed that the killer Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Robinson Otobong Abel was in police custody.


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While assuring her command will thoroughly investigate the killing of one Onyedikachi Nwogu by Abel, she however appealed to residents to avoid acts capable of causing breach of the peace.


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