Gunmen Kills Anti-Cult Leader In Delta
Unknown gunmen have killed a leader of Anti-Cult Volunteer Corps in Ndokwa West Local Government of Delta State, Austine Chinua-Emu.
Chinua-Emu was reportedly murdered on Saturday night while returning from a meeting in Kwale.
He was said to have contributed immensely in the fight against crime, especially cultism in the state.
Police spokesperson, Onome Onovwakpoyeya disclosed that the police had commenced investigation into the matter.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Hafiz Muhammed Inuwa, in a statement on Sunday, expressed his deepest condolences on the death of Chinua-Emu and also appealed for calm, noting that those who perpetrated the act would be brought to justice.
The Commissioner’s statement reads: “I write to express my deepest condolences on the death of Austine.
“He was with me in my office till Friday evening and we planned to meet this week again.
“We laughed and had fruitful discussions that day before enemies of the state snuffed life out of him yesterday.
“Please, while two wrongs cannot make a right, I want to plead that nobody should take law into his/her hands.
“I assure you as the Commissioner of Police that those who murdered our friend and working colleague will know no peace until they are arrested, investigated and eventually charged to court.
“Austine deserves justice and those who perpetrated the act must be brought to justice.
“So, please, all should partner with the police to bring them to justice. Adieu to a true Deltan, police friend/ brother and a patriotic Nigerian.”