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Police Arrest 16-Year-Old Boy, In Connection With The Murder Of A Catholic Priest In Imo.

Cp Imo State Chris Ezike

Police in Imo State have arrested a 16-year-old boy, identified as Onyedikachi Iyaka, in connection with the murder of a Catholic priest, Reverend Father Cyriacus Onunkwo.

Parading Iyaka along with two other suspected criminals, the state Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, disclosed that 400 rounds of GPMG live ammunition, 1,016 rounds of AK 47 live ammunition, one AK 47 empty magazine, one K-2 empty magazine and one bullet-proof vest were recovered from the suspect.

The commissioner of police further disclosed that the teenage boy is suspected to be one of the major suppliers of arms to the gang that kidnapped and murdered the Late Reverend Father Onunkwo.

He added that the operatives of the Command Special Anti-Robbery Squad arrested the suspect at Egbelu Awaka in Owerri North LGA following a tip-off by strategic partners.

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