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The Chief Provost of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Imo State Command has been killed



The Chief Provost of Nigerian Immigration Service, Imo State Command, Okiemute Mrere, has been killed.

NewsWireNGR learned on Monday that Mrere was reportedly attacked on Saturday night on Owerri- Port Harcourt Road.

A senior officer of NIS, who confirmed the report, said the slain officer’s corpse was discovered in a bush on Sunday morning.

Mrere was riding a Hilux van belonging to NIS when he was allegedly waylaid, shot and killed.

NewsWireNGR also gathered that the victim’s service pistol was found on him when his corpse was discovered, the next day.

The official Hilux van that he was riding when he was attacked was also found riddled with bullet holes.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, Winifred Oguh told journalists that the command was yet to get full details and was still investigating the incident.

She said, “Yes I can confirm to you that we lost one of our officers, Deputy Superintendent of Immigration (DSI) Okiemute Mrere.

“We are yet to get full details of the incident as investigations are still ongoing.” She confirmed.

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