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Imo: Uzodinma was attacked with gun, machetes – Police




The Imo State Police Command has arrested 15 people over the attack on the convoy of Governor Hope Uzodimma.
The incident occurred on Monday.
Uzodinma was on his way to the 34 Artillery Brigade at Obinze when his convoy was attacked.
Staff of Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission ISOPADEC accosted him while protesting their three months salary arrears.
Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede, said the suspects claimed they were ISOPADEC employees.
“They attacked the vehicles in the convoy with a locally made pistol and machetes. Windscreens of some of the vehicles were smashed”, he added.
The police boss gave the actual location as the Concord area of New Owerri.
Akinmoyede disclosed that the suspects are with the Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation.

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