There is palpable fearfulness amidst security agencies in Imo Province, as operative of the Department of Province Services (DSS), identified as Prince Nwachinaemere Ezemuonye Ozuzu, was allegedly shot dead by an unidentified police force officer.
The ugly incident, according to the deceased blood brother, Fate Nwozuzu, happened on Monday around Mgbidi – Awo /Owerri Onitsha route, in Imo Province.
He said the 38 year-old was shot 4 times by a police force officer, not unknown gunmen and not one time as claimed by the DSS officials.
He revealed that the begetter of 4 was shon on his right chest by a police force officer on a articulation taskforce squad, who was trying to flaming warning shots in response to the supposed gunmen alleged to be firing gunshots.
Some other source who pleaded anonymity, told DAILY POST correspondent, that the deceased and his colleagues were shooting indiscriminately when a stray bullet bang the DSS officer.
DAILY POST findings showed that he was of late promoted.
Our correspondent also gathered that some youths from Irete community in Owerri Westward, the deceased community were planning to stage a protestation to the DSS business office tomorrow forenoon to register their grievances.
The Imo Province Police force command, Michael Abattamwhen when contacted said,” I don’t have such information yet. Whether a police force officer had killed somebody we should have known by at present.”
The police force spokesman said, “You can go to the DSS for farther confirmation my blood brother.”
All efforts made to make the DSS PRO proved abortive as DAILY POST correspondent was told that Department of Province Security Service does not have spokesperson at the province level.
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