Chief Provost of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Imo State Command Okiemute Mrere was killed.
According to Punch, Mrere was killed on Owerri-Port Harcourt Road in the state capital, Owerri, on Saturday night.
A senior NIS officer confirmed that the officer’s body was found in the bushes on Sunday morning.
Mrere was allegedly driving a NIS-owned Hilux minibus while being driven, shot and killed on the road.
A source told Punch that the attackers did not take the victim’s service pistol because it was found on him the next day.
However, the official Hilux minibus he was driving at the time of the attack is full of bullet holes.
The source said, “Okiemute Mrere, Chief Provost of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Imo State Command, was killed. He was killed on Saturday night. He was in an official Hilux minibus when he was shot and killed in the attack.
“His body was found the next Sunday morning. Nothing was taken from him, not even a service pistol. The car had bullet holes. The team is silent. There is panic because the officers are dumbfounded by this tragic development. ”
State Police Commissioner Abutu Yaro said, “I have no brief information.”