The Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, has commenced investigations into the gruesome murder of one Mr. Ikechukwu Ugwu.
The deceased who hails from Ama-Orba-Inyi, Enugu-Ezike in Igboeze-North Local Government Area of Enugu State met his untimely death when alleged assassins broke into his house at the wee hours of 15th March,took him to an undisclosed location and shot him on the head.
The victim, who was said to be in the company of his wife when the assailants struck,was rushed to Ogurute General Hospital, Enugu-Ezike where he was confirmed dead.
However, the command through its Police Public Relations Officer,PPRO, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu,confirmed the incident and explained that a principal suspect in the henious crime, Mr. Felix Ossai, has been apprehended by operatives of the command.
Police Spokesman said that, “Felix Ossai from Ama-Orba-Inyi,Enugu-Ezike in company of others now at large broke into the house of Ikechukwu Ugwu and shot him.
“They took him away in the presence of his wife to a place where they shot him on the head”.
Mr. Amaraizu posited that the arrested assailant is helping the Police in its investigations just as he revealed that the corpse is deposited at the Ogurute General Hospital Mortuary for post mortem examination.
He further affirmed that the command is on the heels of the feeling accomplices even as he urged residents of the community to volunteer information that will nip crime in the bud inorder to ensure a saner society for all.