A retired Assistant Commissioner of Police, Christian Kpatuma was on Wednesday allegedly murdered by cultists in Agwa clan, Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State.
Indigenes of the area were thrown into mourning following the gruesome murder of a retired ACP and lawyer.
The deceased who was popularly known as ‘HIPPIES’, was allegedly murdered by cultists said to have taken over Agwa.
It was gathered that the cultists, who are well known in Agwa, went to his house in the early hours of Wednesday and killed him.
A prominent citizen of the community, who sought anonymity, appealed to Governor Hope Uzodimma to bring those who murdered the late assistant commissioner of police to book.
When contacted, Imo Police spokesman, CSP Michael Abattam, said that he has heard about the incident but was yet to get details from the Divisional Police Officer in the area.
“I have heard about it, but I want to get the details from the Divisional Police Officer in the area and get back to you,” he said.