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A Police Inspector attached to a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Imo State, Chief Marcellinus Nlemigbo, was shot dead on Sunday by gunmen.

The incident occurred at Umudagu, Mberi, in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state.

The Inspector, whose name was given as Mr Ogbe, was at Chief Nlemigbo’s compound at Umudagu when the gunmen arrived at about 8pm.

Sources close to Chief Nlemigbo told newsmen in Owerri that there was exchange of gunfire between the hoodlums and late Insp. Ogbe during which he (the inspector) was killed.

The source added that Chief Nlemigbo, who had just returned from the October Lecture of the Grail Movement, Nigeria, in Owerri, was inside his house when the exchange of gunfire took place.

The mission of the gunmen was still not known as of the time of filing this report, but it was gathered that the whereabouts of one of Nlemigbo’s drivers had yet to be known.

Chief Nlemigbo, who is also a former Chairman of PDP in the state, told newsmen that the police were investigating the incident.

The Police Public Relations Officer of the state Police Command, Andrew Enwerem, confirmed the incident.

Enwerem said the officer was shot and killed on Sunday night.

“The police are using all machinery at their disposal to unravel those behind the incident,” he said.

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  1. But I thought that the IG has directed that no officer should be drafted to give protection or guide to all these politicians? I believe if this officer was in his station, this fate wouldn't have befallen him. OK now, can we say that he died on national assignment?

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