Tragedy struck in Umuoke, Obowo in the Obowo Local Government Area of Imo state on Thursday night following the killing of a retired Deputy Commissioner of Police, Innocent Brown and his wife.
Sources from the community told our correspondent on Friday that the retired DCP and his wife were stabbed to death in his village house by unknown hoodlums.
According to sources in the village, the killers who had not been apprehended, scaled the fence of the deceased’s house and murdered the couple while they were asleep.
One of the sources said “Innocent Brown is a retired Deputy Commissioner of police. After his retirement, he returned home and established a business.”
“The worst happened on Thursday night which was his killing and that of his wife. ”
“Yet to be identified hoodlums scaled the fence of his house and stabbed him and his wife to death.
“We were awoken by their cry. Before help could come their way, they had died. Their killers fled and had not been apprehended up till now. ”
Our correspondent could not immediately ascertain those responsible for the murder of the couple.
Our correspondent gathered that the corpses of the retired DCP and his wife had been deposited at Mercy mortuary, Obowo.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Orlando Ikokwu, said that he had been briefed officially. – Punch
– Dec. 14, 2018 @ 19:22 GMT |