Tension has enveloped Imo State following the killing of APC party chieftain in Imo State, Ifeanyi Ozoemena.
Trumpeta learnt that the deceased, Ifeanyi Ozoemena, was shot dead on Tuesday night two hours after he had finished presiding over a meeting of his party in the ward in preparation for the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly polled billed for this weekend.
Accounts have it that the APC ward chairman was shot dead in his house before his family members.
Imo State Police Command has confirmed the killing and added that the police had evacuated the corpse.
The CP said, “the gunmen who killed the APC chieftain operated in an SUV jeep.
According to Dasuki Galadinchi, “investigation is on and it is an unfortunate situation. The gunmen came in an SUV jeep and shot him dead. The incident happened of a time when we were busy with the preparations for this weekend’s presidential and Nation Assembly elections.”
“We have visited the crime scene and we have evacuated the corpse. He have done the preliminary investigations, including taking of photographs. We have launched an extensive investigation into the killing. ”
“The idea is to apprehend the fleeing killers. I just finished from an inter agency meeting and the idea is to arrest the hoodlums. We will get the killers, I assure Imo people.
Trumpeta gathered that the deceased was of the APC Coalition in Imo State but later shifted support to APGA when Senator Ifeanyi Araraume emerged as candidate.