The Rivers State police command confirmed that the command has arrested and detained one suspect Progress Amecheta an OSPAC member who shoot and killed an Air Force officer at Omuanwa community in Ikwerre Local Government Area in SCID.
The Police Public Relations Office, DSP Grace Iringe-Koko who confirmed the incident said investigation is ongoing.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of Community Development Committee(CDC) in Omuanwa, community in Ikwerre LGA of Rivers State, Ugh Chiang has revealed that an OSPAC personnel, member of local vigilante allegedly responsible for the killing of an Air Force personnel in the community has been apprehended and handed over to the Isiokpo Police Area Command in the LGA.
In a telephone interview with our reporter, the CDC Chairman explained that, he learnt that before the incident on Tuesday the Air Force personnel allegedly went to the OSPAC office to order the release of a suspected cultist who was in the process of denouncing cultism after he was arrested by OSPAC.
Chiang stated that the said ‘Two Face’ OSPAC personnel allegedly responsible for the killing had push the Air Force personnel, a naive of the community identified as Kasike Eugene out of OSPAC office.
Chiang disclosed that he learnt that on Tuesday the Air Force personnel mobilized with his friend and went to the house of the OSPAC personnel and allegedly beat him up. He said as the fracas insured, the OSPAC personnel got hold of his gun and allegedly shot the Air Force personnel dead.
The CDC, Chairman condemned the killing of the Air Force personnel, adding that the law should take it cause.
He however advised the Youth of the community not to do things that are inimical to peace of the community.
He added that it was the collective decision of the community to bring OSPAC and not his sole decision.