Monday, 15 September 2014

4 Arrested Over Assassination Of Ex-Lawmaker In Imo

Police officers of the Imo state police
command has apprehended 4
individuals over the alleged
assassination of Kinsly Nkemka, a
former member of the Imo state house
of assembly.
According to Vanguard, Andrew
Enwerem, the Imo state police image
maker broke the news of the killing to
the press in Owerri, affirming that 4
persons were being quizzed by the
police to assertain their involvement or
innocence in the death of the Umunoha-
born ex-legislator
"It is true that Kingsley Nkemka was
assassinated last Tuesday (September
9, 2014). The police swung into action
to unravel the mystery surrounding the
heinous murder. As I am talking with
you now, four suspects are with the
police undergoing interrogation. The
Command will stop at nothing to expose
and prosecute those who killed the
young man."
Nkemka, before his death nursed
ambitions to run for the Mbaitoli/
Ikeduru federal constituency on the
platform of All Progressives Congress
(APC) and served as an aide to
Benjamin Uwajumogu, the speaker of
the Imo state house of assembly.
Media aide to Uwajumogu, Emeka
Ahaneku while reacting to the death of
Nkemka said: "He had a brief stop-over
at a popular T-Junction at Ohaohia
Mbieri, Mbaitoli local government area,
to confer with one of his facilitators, who
had earlier called him on phone around
8 or 9pm before the sad incident,"
In his own words, the speaker of the
house when Nkemka was a serving
lawmaker, Maxwell Duru said: "I was
shocked when I heard that he had been
killed by yet-to-be identified gunmen.
Right now, I do not have personal
details to know whether it was a case of
assassination or not.
Sent from my BlackBerry wireless device from MTN

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