By Nkoli Opara (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The Imo State Police Command has announced that its operatives have neutralized the assailants of a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Gulak.
According to the statement,three AK 47 rifles, one pistol, five AK 47 magazines with 92 rounds of live ammunition were recovered from the hoodlums following a shootout with the police.
“The suspects were rounded up at Afor Enyiogugu junction in Aboh-Mbaise Local Government Area. The hoodlums were met distributing onions to locals from a trailer they confiscated. The trailer was loaded with onions from the Northern region of Nigeria”, the statement read.
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Proceeding, the statement explained that on sighting the police, the hoodlums providing security coverage to those sharing the onions opened fire on the Police teams.
“The gallant and battle-ready Police Officers swiftly returned the fire. The six hoodlums who carried out the killings and four other members of their gang were fatally injured,” the security agency added. “Three out of the four vehicles used in attacking Gulak were recovered.”
Gulak, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, was killed around Umueze Obiangwu in Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area close to the Sam Mbakwe Airport road in Owerri, Imo State on Sunday morning, on his way to the airport.