Policeman found dead in Owerri attached to Govt House - Police

By AdvocateNews on 30/04/2020

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Imo State Police command says it has identified the dead policeman found lying on a street in Owerri.  He was an Inspector of Police, Haruna Kaura.

In a statement made available to newsmen the Imo Police Public Relations Officer, SP Orlando Ikeokwu said that Haruna was of the 18 Police Mobile Force, but attached to Imo Government House, Owerri

The discovery of the corpse caused  apprehension in the state especially as the state recorded its first case of COVID -19.

It was gathered that the corpse of the cop  was found lying in front of of Police Shell camp quarters opposite Alvaina Primary School in Owerri Municipal Council early Tuesday morning.

The PPRO said, ” At about  0800 hours of today (28/04/2020), the command received a report of a lifeless body lying around Shell Camp Primary School area. A team of policemen was despatched to the scene where the body was identified as Inspector Haruna Maura of No. 18PMF Squadron attached to Government House.”

Ikeokwu said that the policeman was suspected to have been murdered as “he was observed to have his identity card in his Palm and his trouser pulled down with his service pistol taken away while marks of violence were visibly seen around his back/neck region.”

Posted 30/04/2020 05:09:17 AM

 

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