We eliminated retired police officer, he was a risk to biafra battle– Suspect confesses

Delta State Police command has actually apprehended a 27-year-old suspect, Chukwudi Emerenin, for his alleged involvement in the murder of a retired law enforcement officer, Chris Kpatuma, in Imo State. Kpatuma was killed at his home in Oguta LGA of Imo State, on February

1, 2022. The deceased was a previous Officer in Charge, Legal unit, Delta State Police Command. Throughout his interrogation, the suspect revealed that they killed the retired police officer since they saw him as a danger to their Biafra battle.

The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ari Mohammed Ali, addressing press reporters in Asaba, stated the 27-year-old suspect was jailed after operatives acted on intelligence that the suspect and his gang were hiding in Aboh, Ndokwa East Local Government Area of the State.

He disclosed that the suspect is an escapee from Owerri jail and a relative to the late policeman.

“He (the suspect) likewise specified that he relates to the late law enforcement officer and that the leader of the gang is called “l’Mega Bush,.

“The suspect confessed that the late officer was eliminated since he was a retired law enforcement officer, and they saw him as a threat to their Biafra struggle.

“The suspect, Chukwudi Emerenin is also thought to be part of the distribute that beheaded a vigilante member in Owerri and utilized his head as a ball a long time back,” the Police commissioner said.

Ari included that three other suspects have considering that been apprehended in connection with the murder.