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55-Year-Old Man Killed In Imo By Known Persons (Graphic Photo)

A 55-year-old man has been hacked to death by yet-to-be-identified persons in Ahaba Orodo community area in Imo state. The spokesperson of the state police command, Ikeikwu Orlando, in a statement released yesterday June 22, said operatives of the Divisional Police Headquarters, Mbaitoli acting on a report earlier made to the station, moved to an isolated area around the Ahaba Orodo Community School and found the corpse of the 55-year-old man identified as Patrick Uchenwoke, in the pool of his own blood. ''Operatives discovered that he had a deep machete cut at the back of his head, while a bicycle and bible was seen beside the corpse, thus suggesting that he must have been murdered while going or returning from church.'' the statement read: Ikeokwu said the state Commissioner of Police, Imo State has ordered a full-scale investigation into the matter with a view to arresting the assassins as well as unraveling the reason behind the dastardly act. Meanwhile, the corpse has been deposited in the morgue while an investigation progresses.

55-Year-Old Man Killed In Imo By Known Persons (Graphic Photo)