Unidentified gunmen, at the weekend, killed Chief Provost of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) in Imo State, Okiemute Mrere.
Newsonspot.com.ng gathered that Mrere, who was until his assassination, a Deputy Superintendent of Immigration (DSI), was reportedly shot at close range.
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, his service pistol was found on him when his body was discovered the next day.
The official Hilux van he was riding in as of the time he was attacked was said to be riddled with bullets. The command is quiet. There us panic as officers are dumbfounded by this tragic development.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, Winifred Oguh said the command was yet to get full details and was still investigating the incident.
She said, “Yes I can confirm to you that we lost one of our officers, Deputy Superintendent of Immigration (DSI) Okiemute Mrere.
“We are yet to get full details of the incident as investigations are still ongoing.
The state Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, said on Monday morning that ” I do not have the brief”.
The former President Goodluck Jonathan aide, Ahmad Gulak was murdered in Imo on Sunday on his way to Abuja.
The latest development was one out of the high profile killings that had taken place in the state in the recent past.