Police says it has begun extensive investigation into circumstances that led to the killing of two senior police officers in Anambra state as the executives of Oraifite Improvement Union, Ekwusigo Local Government paid a condolence visit to Anambra State Police Command over the killing of two senior police officers killed and burnt to death in Oraifite on December 2019.
The delegation led by the President-General of Oraifite, Sunny Igboanuzue, also had a lawmaker, Mr Onyebuchi Offor, representing Ekwusigo in the State House of Assembly, and Chief Sunday Enekwizu, who represented the Obi Oraifite, Igwe Daniel Udoji, said the visit was to formally commiserate with the command over the unfortunate incident.
Recall that two police senior officers ACP Oliver Inoma-Abbey, the Area Commander of the area and ASP Joseph Akubo, the Commander, Special Armed-Robbery Squad. were attacked and burnt to death in the community after an encounter with suspected IPOB members.
He prayed for the peaceful repose of the souls of the deceased and pledged the commitment of the community to aid efforts of security agencies to unravel the cause of the incident.
he Commissioner of Police, John Abang, represented by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of Finance and Administration, DCP Chris Owolabi thanked the community for coming to sympathize with the command over the loss of its two senior officers., he regretted that the officers were murdered while discharging their duties.
He said that ‘’investigation into the incident had commenced in earnest and hoped that the long arm of the law would definitely catch up with the perpetrators of the dastardly act’’. [NAN]