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Police Hunt Killers Of Retired General In Abuja 



Police Hunt Killers Of Retired General In Abuja 

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has revealed that it has launched a manhunt for the killers of Brigade-General Harold Udokwere (rtd), who was murdered at his residence in Abuja, News About Nigeria reports. 

The FCT Police Commissioner, CP Benneth Igweh, disclosed this in a statement issued by the command spokesperson, SP Josephine Adeh.

Gen. Udokwere was reportedly attacked and killed in the early hours of Saturday by suspected armed robbers in his residence at No. 1, Sanga Street, Sunshine Homes by Kabusa Junction at Lokogoma, Abuja.

It was gathered that the robbers had asked for jewellery, money, and other valuables and, afterward, shot him dead.

According to sources who pleaded anonymity, the robbers also injured one of the neighbourhood guards during the attack, adding that Udokwere was taken to the National Hospital in Abuja, where he was confirmed dead.

Reacting to the incident, CP Igweh ordered a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

He also assured the family and the public of swift justice, adding that efforts are being made to apprehend the perpetrators of the atrocious incident and ensure that they are brought to justice.

He further reiterated the command’s commitment to amplifying security in the area.

“Expressing profound condolences to the bereaved family, CP Benneth Igweh assured the family and the public of swift justice, with every effort in conduit to ensure the perpetrators of the atrocious act are apprehended and brought to justice.

“Furthermore, the commissioner of police reaffirms the unflinching commitment of the command to amplify the security landscape of the nation’s capital, by continually adapting strategies to effectively combat evolving criminal activities.

“Updates on this matter will be provided in due course,” he stated.