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Police launch manhunt for killer of retired police officer in Abuja

Police launch manhunt for killer of retired police officer in Abuja


Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command have declared a manhunt for the killer of a retired Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Augustine Egim.

 

Egim was till his dying, the General Manager of Percival Security and Safety Agencies Limited (PSSA), a non-public safety firm agency in Abuja.

 

According to TheSolar , the Ogoja, Cross River State native died on Thursday night time, October 21, after the fleeing suspect pushed him and he fell and hit his head on a stone.

 

Ejim had reportedly gone to go to his sister about 9:30 pm on the Karamajidi suburb space of Abuja in reference to a proposed early morning journey on Friday.

 

He was mentioned to have misplaced his father-in-law whose physique is presently within the mortuary, and his deliberate journey was in reference to the burial. 

 

The late police officer was mentioned to have parked his automobile someplace close to his sister’s condo within the space.

 

After discussing along with his sister, Ejim, had reportedly entered his automobile, solely to look at that one among his tyres had been deflated. He got here down to examine it and was questioning who should have deflected it and for what purpose.

 

A person was mentioned to have emerged and began questioning why he had blocked the doorway to his home. Ejim reportedly tried to elucidate that he had parked in a public area and was not blocking anybody’s frontage, however the man turned infuriated with a risk to ‘deal’ with Ejim.

 

The sister to the retired CSP was mentioned to have intervened by asking her brother to not argue with the person as he gave the impression to be within the temper for hassle.

 

In compliance along with his sister’s recommendation, Ejim was mentioned to have turned to go his method when the assailant rushed from behind and pushed him.

 

He reportedly fell down hitting his head on a stone. He all of the sudden turned unconscious and as his sister raised the alarm which attracted residents of the realm.

 

The assailant took to his heels and no one might instantly pursue him as efforts have been made to avoid wasting Ejim’s life, who was reportedly bleeding profusely.

 

The retired cop reportedly handed away on the best way to the hospital and earlier than anybody might get to the assailant’s residence, he had fled with members of his household, forsaking his automobile which was ultimately towed by the police within the space.

 

The assailant, whose title and different identities have been but to be ascertained was mentioned to be of Igbira extraction dwelling within the space with none identified occupation or job.

 

The late Ejim, whose spouse reportedly put to mattress a few month in the past, has been described as a extremely disintinguished officer.

 

A former colleague of his, retired CSP Nwayiezie Emmanuel, presently the Training Manager of PSSA Abuja, described him as a gallant officer who served severally with the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in a number of worldwide assignments throughout his years within the Nigeria Police Force.

 

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of PSSA, Prince Biodun Soyele, whereas questioning what might have prompted the assailant to behave the best way he did, described the late Ejim as a really wonderful, disciplined and amiable character whose demise is not only a loss to his household however the administration and workers of PSSA as an organization.

 

Spokesperson of the FCT Command, DSP Josephine Adeh, who confirmed the incident mentioned “the vehicle of the deceased has also been brought to Wuye Division while investigation has commenced into the incident.”

 

 

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