Police probe murder of lawyer in Imo

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By Peter Okolie

Police said investigation into the murder of lawyer, Garricks Anyanwu, who was killed in his home town of Orodo, Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State by suspected assassins is ongoing.

The decomposing body was discovered on April 5, in a bush.

A family source, who pleaded anonymity simply said the deceased will be buried on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, and declined further comment.

Members of the deceased family had approached the police with a sworn affidavit to recover his remains for immediate burial.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), in Imo state, ASP Henry Okoye, d in a telephone interview on Tuesday confirmed the incident.

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He, however, promised to make an official statement on completion of investigation on the matter.

A magistrate, Nnaemeka Ugboma, the former Chairman, Obudiagwa Customary Court in Oguta Local Government Area of the state was equally murdered by assailants.

Ugboma was shot dead by gunmen on Feb. 2, 2023, while he was presiding over a court session.

The gunmen, who reportedly rode in motorcycles, were said to have shot and killed the 55-year-old magistrate, after identifying him as their target.


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