The Chief Provost of Nigerian Immigration Service, Imo State Command, Okiemute Mrere, has been assassinated.
Mrere was killed after his assailants intercepted his vehicle along Owerri-Port Harcourt road on Saturday, May 29, and his body discovered in a bush on Sunday morning.
According to Daily Trust, the official Hilux van he was riding in as of the time he was attacked was said to be riddled with bullets. No valuable was taken from the van—his service pistol was found on him when his body was discovered the next day.
Confirming his death, the command’s Public Relations Officer, Winifred Oguh said, “Yes I can confirm to you that we lost one of our officers, Deputy Superintendent of Immigration (DSI) Okiemute Mrere. We are yet to get full details of the incident as investigations are still ongoing.”