Abia: Police Confirms Attack in Aba, Reveals Identity of Beheaded Security Personnel; Says No Officer Was Killed | #NwokeukwuMascot

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The Abia state Police Command has responded to reports of a beheaded policeman in Aba, Abia State on Thursday by unidentified gunmen.

Recall our earlier reports on how Nigerian policeman was killed as others fled, leaving the corpse and the security vehicle.

According to a press release signed by ASP Maureen Chinaka LLB, Anipr Public Relations Officer, on behalf of the Commissioner of Police Abia State Command, it was affirmed that there was an attack on the security team at Isiahia village, Umuojima, Osisioma LGA, on Thursday but no policeman was killed as reported, but a beheaded body was met on the scene of the incident which through investigations the body was identified as "Obinna Ndukwe, also known as Socket", who was a member of the Abia State vigilante, ASVG, and often collaborates with the police, known to the locals as "Catchers".

Police statements reads in full: “At about 15:50 hrs, Abia State Police officers stationed at OSISIOMA Police Headquarters received credible information concerning an attack on a group of security personnel in Isiahia village, Umuojima, OSISIOMA. The attacked team included one policeman, one special constabulary personnel, and three vigilante men.

“Upon arrival, an unregistered Sienna bus and a headless corpse were discovered. Through investigation, the deceased was identified as Obinna Ndukwe, also known as Socket, who was a member of the Abia State vigilante and often collaborated with the police. The body of the deceased has been evacuated and deposited in the mortuary.

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“We would want to clarify that no police official was killed during the incident.

“Furthermore, our Officers successfully recovered the vehicle used by the hoodlums in the attack and efforts are underway to apprehend the perpetrators.

“We urge all citizens to remain calm and security-conscious while going about their activities.” She ended.



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