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BREAKING: Gunmen raze ex rep’s member’s house

by OkeomaNews


unmen on Tuesday razed the country home of the immediate past member representing Orlu/ Orsu/ Oru East federal constituency of Imo State in the House of representatives, Jerry Alagbaso.

Okeomanews gathered on Wednesday that the ex lawmaker who represented the federal constituency for 12 years in the house of representatives was burnt by gunmen who invaded his house while people had gone to sleep.

The politician who in July joined All Progressives Congress from the Peoples Democratic Party was not at home when the struck.

His security man who escaped was wounded as he ran for his life, our correspondent authoritative reports.

The incident which happened at Ihittenasa community in the Orsu Local Government Area of the state had caused panic in the community.

While properties worth millions of  Naira were lost, the attackers were said to had looted other properties in the house.

The Director General of the campaign Organisation of the ex lawmaker, Unama Olemgbe who confirmed the arson to our correspondent when contacted in a telephone conversation said that the house was completely burnt.

He also disclosed that the security man in the house was injured by the attackers.

He said ” the news is true. It was a total burning. From the roof to the other parts of the building. The property were burnt. The Security man around was injured and he escaped.”

The spokesperson for the police in the state, Henry Okoye who confirmed the arson said that state  the commissioner of police has ordered an investigation into the crime.

He said “the Commissioner of Police condemned this dastardly act in totality and has ordered an intensive manhunt for the arsonist. More so, Optimal Security Operatives of the Joint task force have been deployed in Orsu to prevent similar occurrence.

” Certainly, we will apprehend the hoodlums that are involved and they will be made to face the full wrath of the law.”

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