- Imo state police has released its initial report on the invasion of ex-Imo governor Rochas Okorocha's house
- Commissioner Ladodo says investigations showed that the raid was an internal sabotage
- Three of Okorocha's domestic staff have been arrested for being culpable in the attack that happened late on Friday, May 31
The police in Imo state say they have arrested three suspects in connection to the invasion of the home of immediate past governor of the state Rochas Okorocha.
The Nation reports that the Imo State Police Command confirmed the arrest through the Commissioner of Police Rabiu Ladodo, who said that the Command swung into action immediately after it received report of the raid.
Ladodo said that the preliminary investigation carried out by the Command showed that it was an internal sabotage.
In the light of this, he said, police have taken into custody three of the ex-governor's domestic staff, including one of the cooks.
Ladodo said that the Closed Circuit TV footage obtained by the Police showed that the act which led to the invasion of Okorocha’s bedroom was allegedly masterminded by those working in the house.
Ladodo said: “We have arrested three domestic staff of the immediate past governor. Preliminary investigation carried out by us showed that the invasion was carried out by those who are working there.
“We have obtained the CCTV footage in the house and that has helped our investigation. The footage showed that the invasion was purely an internal sabotage. We have arrested three domestic staff. We equally arrested the Cook.
“I want to assure Imo people that we are on top of the situation and we are doing everything possible to ensure that nothing is left undone in making sure that justice prevailed.”
Legit.ng reported earlier that suspected hired assassins stormed the house of the former governor of Imo state, Okorocha.
The unknown gunmen raided Okorocha’s house located Ogboko, Ideato South Council Area of Imo State.
The incident happened on the night on Friday, May 31 as the gunmen reportedly overpowered security operatives and gained entrance into the main building.
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