With the joint efforts of command’s Tactical Units, Intelligence Response Team, and Police Mobile Force has announced to have killed the suspected killers of a former Presidential aide, Ahmed Gulak.
It was reported on Sunday, May 30, 2021, armed bandits crossed and attacked a Toyota Camry cab, killed Ahmed Gulak who was on his way to Sam Mbakwe Airpot to board a flight.
However, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday condemned the killing of Hon. Ahmed Gulak, in Owerri, Imo State capital, by yet-to-be-identified gunmen yesterday.
He promised that the Federal Government would not spare the killers of Gulak, an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, to justice.
Hours after the president announced the decision of his administration to fish out the killers. The report got to us that a combined team of operatives of the command’s Tactical Units, Intelligence Response Team, and Police Mobile Force had killed the suspected killers of Gulak.
The police teams were given clear instruction to find out and arrest the perpetrators of the act to bring them to justice.
The assailants were said to have used a Toyota Camry 2005 model with silver colour; Toyota Sienna 1998 Model with golden colour; Toyota Hilux with white colour; and a Lexus RX 330 with golden Color based on the Cab Driver’s information.
The Police team have established the identity of the assailants and the description of the vehicles used in carrying out the operation, the teams later got details of the direction the hoodlums have taken.
With further leads, the team was able to establish the location of the suspects. The suspects were rounded up at Afor Enyiogugu junction in Aboh-Mbaise Local Government Area.
The suspects tried to provide coverage for themselves and opened fire on the police teams. The gallant and battle-ready police officers quickly returned the fire. The six hoodlums who carried out the killings and four other members of their gang were fatally injured.
Three out of the four vehicles used in attacking Gulak were recovered, three AK-47 rifles, one pistol, five AK- 47 magazines with ninety-two rounds of live ammunition and criminal charms were recovered.
Two of the police armoured personnel carriers were riddled with bullets during the encounter but survived the gun battle.
by our reporter.