The police in Imo State have rearrested a murder suspect, Miracle Ajogu, who fled from custody on Monday when gunmen attacked the Police headquarters in Owerri.
A source who confirmed the murder suspect’s re-arrest to our correspondent, disclosed that he had been brought to police command headquarters and would be charged to court in no distant time.
Our correspondent learnt on Thursday that the presence of the suspect in his home town in Nkwerre, Nkwerre Local Government Area of the state caused panic among the villagers.
A source said: The police have rearrested one Miracle Ajogu of Onusa Nkwerre in Nkwerre LGA of Imo state. He murdered his father and was subsequently arrested. The case was transferred to the command’s headquarters in Owerri by the Division.
” He was among the suspects that escaped from the state Criminal Investigation Department in Owerri on Monday when the hoodlums attacked the headquarters of the police in Imo state.
“The suspect has been rearrested in his village where he fled to. The operatives of the Nkwerre Divisional Police Headquarters rearrested him and he is cooperating.”
When contacted, Police spokesperson for the state command, Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed the re-arrest of the fleeing murder suspect.
He disclosed that the command was working with other security agencies in the state to ensure that all the escapees were rearrested and prosecuted, accordingly.