Saturday, 10 June 2017

Brave Policeman In Owerri Robbery Viral Video Succumbed To His Injuries In April

A policeman , who has been described by many Nigerians as a hero after a viral video showed him gunning down one of the four armed robbers who attacked a bank in Imo State in February 2017 , died two months after the incident .

He is Sergeant Chukwudi Iboko.

The three- minute video , apparently a CCTV footage from the bank, has been circulated on news sites and blogs in the last few days , quickly becoming one of the most talked about events of the past week in Nigeria .

The video shows Iboko who shot one of the robbers escaping from security post, while one of the other robbers pursued and shot after him . 
The Imo State Police Command told punch that due to multiple gunshot injuries Iboko succumbed to his injuries two months later while in intensive care .

Spokesperson for the command , Mr . Andrew Enwerem , explained that two other policemen were in the security post during the shootout and also sustained gunshot injuries.

“ They were in intensive care for up to two months. The two survived but Iboko died . He was a sergeant and mobile policeman , ” Enwerem said .

Prodded for more details , Enwerem said he did not have information about the deceased policemans age or his hometown .

Since the video became viral , there have been calls to reveal the fate of the cop as Nigerians demanded more recognition and honour for the deceased policeman.

Source: Saturday Punch, Famous9jaBlog

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