Gunmen kidnap and kill Imo monarch

Gunmen kidnap and kill Imo monarch

Gunmen have killed the traditional ruler of Otulu community in Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Government Area of ​​Imo State, His Royal Highness, Eze Joe Ochulor.

The monarch was kidnapped by unidentified armed men on the morning of Saturday, November 25, 2023.

A source who spoke on condition of anonymity told the punch on Sunday that the body of the monarch was found on the roadside in Mbutu community in the neighboring Aboh Mbaise local government area on Saturday night.

“The traditional ruler of Otulu community in Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Government Area of ​​Imo State has been killed. The king’s lifeless body was found on the side of the road in Mbutu community in Aboh Mbaise LGA on Saturday night. He was kidnapped from his palace on Saturday morning,” the source said.

“There is fear everywhere. Residents are scared because the traditional ruler was taken from his home on Saturday morning, only for his lifeless body to be found on the same Saturday. This is horrible.”

The state police spokesperson, Henry Okoye, who confirmed the assassination of the monarch, assured everyone that the command would arrest the suspects.

Okoye said the State Commissioner of Police has declared a manhunt for the killers of the traditional ruler.

“The story is true. It’s an unfortunate circumstance, but the state Commissioner of Police has declared the suspects wanted. We are on the trail of the suspects and are doing everything possible to approach them and take them to arrest,” the PPRO said.

“The command is open to anyone with useful information that leads to the rapid arrest of the suspects. We are assuring the public that this development is not above us.

Source: www.lindaikejisblog.com

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