Ex-EBSU student killed, 3 others arrested over robbery
ABAKALIKI— EBONYI State Police Command, weekend, arrested an ex-student of Ebonyi State University, EBSU, Abakaliki, Henry Chukwu, including three others over their alleged attempt to rob staff and customers of Cabino Guest House, Abakaliki.
At a press briefing in Abakaliki, the State Police Public Relations Officer, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP Sylvester Igbo, said the gang of robbers on sighting a team of policemen on patrol along Abraham Enyita off Ogoja road opened fire on them, resulting to a gun battle that led to the arrest of the suspects.
He said: “During the gun duel, one Henry Chukwu popularly known as Drama, an ex-student of Ebonyi State University, sustained bullet wounds and latter gave up the ghost while being taken to the hospital. In the process three suspects, Ude Oko, Nwokporo William, Emeka Eseogor, were arrested.”
The police spokesman noted that the body of the deceased suspect had been deposited at the Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki for autopsy.