OWERRI—Imo State Police Command says it has smashed the killer gang that murdered a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Dennis Osuagwu.
According to a press statement made available to Vanguard, yesterday, by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Andrew Enwerem, the police stormed the hide-out of the hoodlums after getting a credible tip-off.
“Following a credible tip-off from a concerned citizen, operatives of the Imo State Police Command on October 25, 2015, stormed the hide-out of a notorious kidnap gang that killed Rev. Fr. Dennis Osuagwu of Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of the state,” the PPRO said.
While recalling that the hapless Catholic priest and Polytechnic lecturer was murdered August 15, 2015, Mr. Enwerem also disclosed that one Musa Isah, who also bears Yahaya Ibrahim, aka IBB, was the dreaded gang leader.
“One Musa Isah, who also bears Yahaya Ibrahim, alias IBB, was the leader of the four-man gang. He was arrested with gunshot wounds he sustained during the operation,”