DPO arrested, detained after shooting Lagos returnee in Imo


The Divisional Police Officer, Ideato North Police Headquarters, Imo State, Chris Ikemere, has been arrested for allegedly shooting Emeka Dike, an indigene of the state who returned home from Lagos State for the burial of his mother.

According to available information, the DPO shot the father of four on Wednesday night at a beer parlour in the area.

Following the development, youths of Ntueke Community in Ideato South Local Government Area of Imo State on Saturday evening blocked the Akokwa-Okwelle Expressway in protest.

The youths called on the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, and the state Commissioner of Police, Muhammed Berde, to ensure justice for Dike.

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