Gunmen suspected to be members of the Biafra Liberation Army, in the early hours of Tuesday killed a Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and his orderly in Imo State.
Osun Defender gathered that the DPO was overseeing Ahiazu, Mbaise Local Government Area of the state before he was killed.
The victims reportedly met their unfortunate death in ambush, while refuelling their operational vehicle at Ahiara junction.
According to a source privy to the development, a distressing video showed the lifeless body of the DPO, bearing multiple gunshot wounds while concerned civilians removed the orderly from the operational van.
He said: “It was some concerned civilians who removed the murdered orderly from the operational van, both have been moved to the mortuary.
Meanwhile, Imo State Commissioner of Police, CP Aboki Danjuma, has deployed the Command’s Special Tactical Squad and equipped them with the necessary operational assets to go all out to arrest the perpetrators of the evil act as soon as possible.
Speaking on the development, the CP said the operation will collaborate with the military to hunt down the hoodlums responsible for the attack and killing of the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and its orderly.
He said no stone will be left on touch in the course of the investigation because the killers cannot walk freely while will mourn our own.
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