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Gunmen kill Imo Traditional Ruler

– Police says it has setup high powered team to investigate the killing

The yet to be identified gunmen have murdered an Mbaise Traditional Rule, HRH, Eze State, Eze James Nnamdi (Mirioma)Durujiaku of Uboma I1, Nguru Nweke Autonomous Community in Aboh Mbaise LGA, Imo State.
Our correspondent, gathered that gunmen stormed the palace of the traditional rulers around 3 pm on Monday  July 17, 2023 and shot him repeatedly.
Our sources revealed that the traditional rulers died while receiving treatment at nearby private hospital in the area. He said that the attack at the palace caused panic in the community as residents took to their heels for safety, while the operation was going on.
Meanwhile, the Imo State Police Command has confirmed the gruesome assassination of the traditional ruler, HRH Eze James Nnamdi, (Mirioma)
In a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Henry Okoye, the Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Ahmed Barde condemned the murder of the royal father.
The police command revealed that the late traditional ruler died at private medical facility in the state, due to the gunshots wound he sustained during the attack.
According to the statement, a team had been put in place to investigate and unravel the circumstances surrounding the murder of HRH Eze Nnamdi popularly known as Mmirioma and bring the perpetrators to book.
Okoye said ” The Commissioner of Police, Imo State, CP Mohammed Ahmed Barde has condemned in totality the gruesome murder of Eze Mmirioma, a Traditional Ruler in Aboh Mbaise who died while receiving treatment in the hospital after being shot severally in his house today by gunmen.
“He has set up a high powered investigating team to investigate this case and ensure that the perpetrators of this dastardly act are arrested and made to face the full wrath of the law.”


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