Police officer due for retirement December killed in Imo

Rapid Response Squad, RRS
Rapid Response Squad, RRS

The Commissioner of Police in Imo State, Taiwo Lakanu, has said that the police have intensified investigation into the murder of Celestine Onwumere, an Assistant Superintendent of Police.

Mr. Lakanu, who spoke to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Owerri on Thursday, said those behind the murder would soon be exposed.

“There would be no hiding place for the murderers. They would be tracked down and brought to book. The killers of the officer have stepped on the lion’s tail.

“We have stepped up our investigation into the killing with a view to bringing the perpetrators of the crime and their accomplices to book,” he said.

Mr. Onwumere, who would have retired in Dec. 2016, was killed at the premises of Mbieri Police Station by gunmen last week.



Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD:DIABETES Is CURABLE! Don't Let It Threaten You! To NORMALIZE Your Blood Sugar In 21Days For Life, Click Here!!!.

All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.

  • JasV

    The end for majority of Nigerian Policemen, I am sorry to say and sadly can never ever be palatable. Not when you think of the atrocities committed and lives they destroyed abruptly during their service or rather disservice to our fatherland.

  • MammanJiyaVatsa

    Killed within the premises and precinct of the Police Station, now someone would come and tell me Nigeria is safe !