Police Nab One Of The Suspected Killers Of Ex-Kwara Commissioner Of Police, AsaduFeatured, Latest News Monday, February 3rd, 2014
IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu
The Enugu state police command says it has apprehended one of the suspects that killed former Kwara state commissioner of police, late Chinwike Asadu who was killed last year.
African Examiner recalled that Asadu, who hails from Nsukka, Enugu state, was shot dead on Saturday March 1st, 2013 by unknown gunmen, who ambushed him at Abakpa area of Enugu.
Disclosing the arrest to our Correspondent in Enugu Sunday, the state police public Relations officer PPRO, Ebere Amarizu, said the suspect, was arrested by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (S.A.R.S) of the command.
The PPRO, hinted that the hoodlum, who was identified as Friday AKA (MBALA) had been on the wanted list of the police for a long time over criminal cases, ranging from Armed Robbery, murder, and Kidnapping in the state and beyond.
“The suspect has been in the wanted list of the operatives over his nefarious activities ranging from Armed Robbery, Kidnapping, murder amongst others within Abakpa and its environs.” Amarizu stated.
“He met his waterloo following a distress call received by the operatives that Robbery was going on at about 9pm within Abakpa axis which also led to exchange of fire between the daredevil suspect and the security operatives who overpowered him with their superior firepower, thereby leaving him fatally injured”.
The Enugu police spokesman, further said, “notable amongst his criminal activities include the alleged killings of late former Kwara state commissioner of police, some Neighbourhood watch men at ogwuagor Abakpa and its environs amongst others”.
According to the PPRO, Items recovered from the suspected hoodlum includes, One locally made double barrel pistol with two cartridges.
Meanwhile in a bid to revive the suspect who sustained some degrees of injuries during the gun dwell with police, he was rushed to University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital UNTH, Ituku/ozalla in Enugu state where he was later confirmed dead.
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