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Police Confirms Murder Of APGA Gubernatorial Candidate In Enugu




The death of Engineer Dons Umeh, the gubernatorial candidate of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), in Enugu State has been confirmed.

Enugu state police command made the confirmation, adding that his killers would be brought to book.

In a statement released, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, said the lifeless and decomposing body of the deceased was found in a bush at 9th Mile Bypass in Udi Local Government Area, on April 25 at about 1100hrs, with marks of violence, which strongly suggests that he was murdered.

He said the corpse was evacuated to the hospital, where it was confirmed dead and deposited in the mortuary for preservation and medical autopsy, by police operatives serving in the 9th Mile Police Division of the command.

‘’Preliminary investigation indicates that the deceased was reported to have been missing since Saturday, 22nd April 2023, at about 4pm, when he left his Enugu City home in a white-coloured Toyota Highlander Jeep, with registration number: ENU 800 NX, to an undisclosed destination. All efforts made to trace his whereabouts proved abortive, until his remains were found on the said date and location, while  the vehicle was later found abandoned and recovered today, 26/04/2023 at about 10am, at Ngwo, along Old Enugu Road, Udi Local Government Area.” Ndukwe said

He added that the state Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, CP Ahmed Ammani, has ordered the Homicide Section of the State CID and Tactical Squads of the Command to combine efforts and conduct a full-scale discreet investigation to unravel the circumstances of the murder of Engr. Dons Udeh (male), fish out and bring the perpetrators of the heinous crime to book, within the shortest possible time.

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