Trouble In Imo State As Unknown Assailants Killed Retired Police Officer

Pandemonium broke out in Owerri, the capital of Imo state after the brutal killing of two people called Mr. Sampson Owobo on Sunday night.

Edo State, they were killed along with his wife at about 8 o’clock in the evening near the office of Chisco Transport company to the Owerri State police office, which is also located at the Owerri police headquarters in Egbu Road-Owerri, the state capital.

When the residents rushed inside and closed all the entrances to their apartments, the merchants closed their shops and fled home. An eyewitness told The PUNCH that the fleeing soldiers, who were working in the vehicle, were trying to rescue the couple who were driving a car. Their Point of Sale business has an undisclosed amount of money.

What we heard is that when the gunmen could not succeed in stealing the money bag, they shot the retired ASP near his front, and also shot his wife on the left side, next to him. her chest felt close to him. Where you

When the husband died on the spot, the police took his wife to the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, where they pronounced her dead.

He said, “Three armed men killed a husband and his wife. The incident happened near the office of Chisco Transport, which is located near the police headquarters in the Owerri area and the Owerri City Police Headquarters, at the Fire Station on Egbu Road-Owerri.

“The armed robbers were carrying explosives and trying to steal the bag containing the money. The husband and wife run a POS business and also sell cakes. When they could not succeed in taking the bag of money, they shot at closed ranges.

“They shot the man in the closed position in front of him, close to his face. They shot his wife at close range too, on her left side, close to her chest. While the man died instantly, his wife who was bleeding died at FMC-Owerri.

“The man’s name is Sampson Owobo. He is from Edo State, He is a retired police officer retired with the rank of ASP.

“The robbers ran away and have not been caught. This is very bad. This crime happened close to Owerri fire district police headquarters and Owerri City police headquarters.”

While confirming the incident, the spokesperson for the police agency in the state, Henry Okoye, said that the police in the state have searched for the suspects who fled.

“The killing of the couple is very reprehensible. ” Okoye said.

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USD is selling at ₦870 in the Black Market (Lagos) today, Monday, August 21, 2023. USD is selling at ₦870 when the Black Market closes last week on Friday, August 18, 2023. This brings and 0.00% rise for the US Dollar against the Naira this week.
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