Nigerian Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Murdered
Celestine Ozuora, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Uratta Police station, Aba, Abia State was murdered by unidentified gunmen Monday night, December 5, 2011.
He was shot dead while on night patrol with a police team under his command. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Geoffrey Ogbonna, confirmed the incident to reporters.
Rabiu Dayi, area commander of Aba Area Command of the Nigeria police when contacted, said the case was still under investigation and could not ascertain whether the murder was committed by armed robbers or hired assassins.
Ozuora’s murder comes barely two and half months after a Police Inspector attached to Squadron 55 of the Mobile Police Unit in Osisioma, Aba, was killed by unknown gunmen. The Inspector's body was dumped by the roadside.
Ozuora has since been buried. Masterweb Reports will keep you informed of latest developments in the case as they become available.