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In Abia, a trigger-happy police inspector goes mad and kills a colleague in cold blood



In Umuahia, the capital of Abia state, his colleague Inspector Atule Benedict shot and killed a police inspector named Ugwor Samuel.
According to information provided by Akahi News, both the suspect and the deceased were associated with Ginger Onwusibe, an Abia State House of Assembly member who represents the Isiala Ngwa North state constituency.
Atule is said to have shot Samuel dead after they got into a fight.
As he went insane, the suspect reportedly promised to kill other police officers and refused to let other members of his team disarm him.
The suspect gave himself over to the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, Umuahia, where he is currently being held after escaping to an unidentified location with his rifle.
Within Nigeria cites a source as saying, “There was a disagreement between the two policemen, and nobody knew the cause of the disagreement.”Inspector Atule shot his coworker with his gun.He resisted attempts by other team members to disarm him and threatened to shoot more officers.
“The Inspector passed away before he could receive medical care.We heard that the killer policeman later turned himself in to the authorities, but he also escaped arrest.
SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, the Abia State Command’s Public Relations Officer, confirmed the incident and stated that an investigation had begun while the murderer was being held in custody.
“It’s quite unfortunate and discreditable,” he stated.The officers, who are associated with Ginger Onwusibe, hail from SPU Base 15 in Anambra State.While the offending officer is in custody, the victim is in the morgue.The State CID Umuahia is looking into the case.


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