Operatives of the Federal Particular Anti-Theft Squad of the Imo State Police Command have arrested the suspected killers of a Catholic priest, Rev Fr.Jude Egbom.
Fr. Egbom of St Patrick’s Catholic church, Amucha, in the Njaba Native Authorities Space of the state, was shot useless on Monday night time at a barber store alongside Nkwerre-Anara Street. In addition they stole his car.
The suspects, Chigozie Uzoukwu, 33, and Peter Ochokwu, 21, had been paraded by the state Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi on Thursday.
Briefing newsmen, the CP stated the suspects had been nabbed in Nkwerre on September 11. In accordance with him, he activated the Tactical Models of the command to nab the fleeing criminals, and the efforts of the command paid off with the arrest of the 2 suspects, restoration of the priest’s car and bag.
It was additional gathered that one of the suspects, Ochokwu, was an ex-convict who had spent one 12 months in Owerri jail for alleged involvement in an armed theft case.