Imo: Uzodinma was attacked with
gun, machetes – Police
The Imo State Police Command has arrested 15 people over
the attack on the convoy of Governor Hope Uzodimma.
The incident occurred on Monday.
Uzodinma was on his way to the 34 Artillery Brigade at Obinze
when his convoy was attacked.
Staff of Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development
Commission ISOPADEC accosted him while protesting their
three months salary arrears.
Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede, said the suspects
claimed they were ISOPADEC employees.
“They attacked the vehicles in the convoy with a locally made
pistol and machetes. Windscreens of some of the vehicles
were smashed”, he added.
The police boss gave the actual location as the Concord area
of New Owerri.
Akinmoyede disclosed that the suspects are with the Criminal
Investigation Department for further investigation.