28 Dec Nigeria: Girlfriend shoot police man to death in imo
By Zuleihat Owuiye, Mamos Nigeria
It is indeed a tragic incident that a policeman attached to the Imo State Police Command, Cosmas Ugwu, was shot dead by his girlfriend. The incident occurred on early today at the Ezinihitte Area Command in Imo State. According to reports, the 23-year-old girlfriend, identified as Amanda Uchechi Ugo, shot the officer three times in the chest and left hand during a serious fight. The motive behind the altercation is still unclear.
The police officers on duty heard the gunshots and rushed to the room, where they found Corporal Ugwu lying in a pool of blood. He was immediately taken to the hospital but was pronounced dead upon arrival. The girlfriend has been arrested and is currently in police custody for interrogation and possible prosecution.
The police authorities in Imo State have confirmed the incident and stated that they are conducting a thorough investigation to determine the exact circumstances surrounding the shooting. The remains of the deceased officer have been deposited at the Obizi mortuary.
This is a tragic event that highlights the importance of addressing conflicts and domestic disputes peacefully. The police will continue their investigation to ensure that justice is served in this case.