Soldiers allegedly kill businessman in Imo| The Nation

By Damian Duruiheoma, Owerri

There was pandemonium at Amakohia and Akwakuma communities in Owerri North Council Area of Imo State when soldiers allegedly killed a 39- year-old businessman, Mr. Noel Chigbu.

The deceased, a father of two infants with a pregnant wife, was allegedly killed by soldiers at the Amakohia Flyover checkpoint around 10.00 pm last Friday, The Nation learnt.

He was said to have taken delivery of his new Toyota Camry car (spider) and was returning to his house when the incident happened.

A spokesperson for the family, Tobechi Chigbu, accused military men at Amakohia flyover in Owerri of killing his younger brother.

According to the distraught eldest brother, Noel, who operated a Shawarma shop at Akwakuma Roundabout, was killed after dropping his friend on his way home.

He claimed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations in the state told the family the soldiers said they shot him because he “violated their…

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