CRIME & COURT
How armed robbers shot Imo commissioner, others
The Sunday robbery attack on Iyke Ume, Commissioner for Entrepreneurship and Skill Acquisition, in Imo State has numerous other victims.
The other victims were four motorists, who were equally driving on Owerri- Okigwe Road, in Owerri, the state capital, when the attack took place.
According to Punch, the injured commissioner was on his way to drop his colleague, Dominic Uzowuru when the robbers struck. The attack left Ume with gun injuries to his hand and leg, said the report.
In his account, Uzowuru said the robbers snatched his phone and Ume’s.
“We were coming from a service of song of one of us, Austin Nnawuihe. He was dropping me when the robbers struck. I am fine to the glory of God.”