Immigration top officer killed in Imo


The Chief Provost of Nigerian Immigration Service in Imo state, Okiemute Mrere, has been killed by gunmen.

Mrere was killed on Saturday night on Owerri- Port Harcourt Road in Owerri and his body discovered in a bush on Sunday morning.

Mrere was said to be riding an Immigrations Hilux van when he was intercepted by his assailants and shot at close range.

No valuable was taken from the van as his service pistol was found on him when his body was discovered the next day.

The official Hilux van he was riding in as at the time he was attacked was said to be riddled with bullets.

When contacted, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Winifred Oguh said the Command was yet to get full details and was still investigating the incident.