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Izombe mayhem: Uzodinma decries killing of soldiers, statesmen

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Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has decried the killing of two military personnel and statesmen at Izombe in Oguta Native Authorities Space of the state on the weekend.

Uzodinma who criticized the act on Monday at Authorities Home Owerri whereas addressing journalists within the firm of navy and police authorities vowed that the perpetrators of the mayhem could be unmasked and dropped at justice.

The Governor expressed dismay over the ugly incident, significantly a scenario the place bandits confronted the Navy Patrol, burnt their car, kidnapped and killed two troopers, and made away with their rifles.

He stated current happenings have dropped at the fore the sooner State’s directive that anyone, regardless of how extremely positioned, who’s in possession of any weapon ought to return it to the Safety Companies.

The governor stated : “Regrettably the time given for such had elapsed. Due to this fact, anyone nonetheless maintaining any weapon runs the chance of being arrested and prosecuted and made to face the complete weight of the legislation.”

“Authorities will exit to completely implement that directive and be sure that all bandits, regardless of the place they’re, are found and dropped at guide.”

Governor Uzodimma stated it’s now not pardonable for the individuals or group of individuals to take legal guidelines into their arms, regretting that banditry, violence, kidnapping and different types of crime and criminality have been on the rise because the jail break in Owerri that noticed criminals soften into the streets.

He seized the platform to precise his condolences to the households of the deceased troopers and statesmen who died within the mayhem in the midst of service to their fatherland and guaranteed that their sudden dying is not going to be allowed to go in useless.

Uzodinma reiterated that the federal government will do all inside its powers to help the safety companies, it doesn’t matter what it can value, to make sure peace absolutely returns to Imo State.

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