Police arrest killer of Gulak, former presidential aide, in Imo  

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The Imo State Police Command on Monday disclosed the arrest of one of the suspected killers of Ahmed Gulak, a former presidential aide, and leader in the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The Public Relations Officer of the Imo State Police Command, Mike Abattam, in a media briefing in Owerri on Monday, identified the suspected killer as Anosike Chimobi from Ahiazu Mbaise Local Government Area Local Government Area, Imo State.

The PPRO, Abattam, at the parading of Chimobi and other suspects, disclosed the at the police have been on the trail of the arrested suspect since Gulak was killed of last year. Gulak was monitored from his hotel room to where he was killed at Umueze Obiangwu in Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area, adjacent to Sam Mbakwe Airport Road, Owerri.

Abattam said that Chimobi escaped during exchange of gunfire between the police and the killer gang at Aboh Mbaise after the killing of Gulak, noting that APC five members of the gang were killed.

Chimobi, admitted involvement, saying that those who killed Gulak hired him, being a commercial bus driver, to carry them in his vehicle for the operation. He said he is not a member of the gang.

He said that he drove the gang members to the spot and blocked Gulak’s vehicle on his way to the airport.

Chimobi confessed that the gang members shot Gulak as he resisted the order of the gunmen to come down from the vehicle.

The PPRO also said that the police arrested other criminals who have been terrorizing communities in Imo State. He said that the paraded suspects included members of the gang that burnt the home of the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Professor George Obiozor.

According to the PPRO, items recovered from the suspects include guns of different calibre, charms, and a live snake, etc.