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Police Sergeant declared wanted over the killing of a 21-year-old man

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Collins Akpugo police sergeant abia state
Collins Akpugo

A police sergeant, Collins Akpugo of the Abia State Police Command have been declared wanted for allegedly shooting and killing of a 21-year-old man identified as Chukwuikem Onuoha.

The Abia state commissioner of Police declared a reward of N500,000 for anyone with useful information about the fleeing policeman’s whereabouts.

Akpugo had on June 4, 2019, shot Onuoha to death at Afaraukwu community in Umuahia North Local Government Area, when the deceased reportedly ask him to dim the light of his vehicle.

But in a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Geoffrey Ogbonna, the CP stated that Akpugo was declared wanted because the five days of grace given to him to surrender himself for Police disciplinary actions had elapsed.

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The statement also added that the gun Akpugo allegedly used for the act has been recovered by the police investigating team where he abandoned it behind his fence in his Uturu country within the state.

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