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Gunmen Behead Police Inspector In Akwa Ibom, Governor React

Unknown gunmen on Wednesday night beheaded a police man, identify as inspector Osang, in Akwa Ibom.

He fell prey to over ten assailants who attacked him at his private residence around Enen Afaha and Afaha Ube, a suburb within the Uyo metropolis.

According to an eyewitness who pleaded anonymity, the hoodlums gained entry into the deceased’s compound and started shooting indiscriminately to scare away residents and passersby.

The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Odiko Mac-Don, who confirmed the incidence said the state Commissioner of Police, CP Olatoye Durosinmi, has ordered a discreet investigation into the murder of the inspector.

“We have received that information and it is an unfortunate situation. Already, the Commissioner of Police has ordered an investigation and we are committed to ridding the streets of criminal elements.” He said.

“We are not deterred by the incident but we are committed to ensuring that, criminally minded persons will account for their actions,” Macdon added.

Reacting to the incident, Governor Umo Eno issued a stern warning to criminals during a gala night for service commanders and newly promoted Military Generals from the state.

He said “If criminals believe that Akwa Ibom State is a place for them to hibernate, I am warning them to stay away. We have credible intelligence that there are those among us…we will come after you, and we will use every layer of our intelligence available to track you”.

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