The Imo State Police Command has said that the armed bandits who killed the Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ahmed Gulak identified him and that he did not inform police or any sister agency before leaving his hotel for airport.
The Police in a press statement said that the ex-President Goodluck Jonathan aide was shot and killed in a cab he hired to take him to Sam Mbakwe Airport to catch a flight to Abuja by six armed bandits who rode in a Toyota Sienna and identified him.
Read The Press statement :
IMO STATE POLICE COMMAND 30 MAY 2021 MURDER OF AHMED GULAK BY ARMED BANDITS
On the 30/5/2021, at about 07:20hrs, armed bandits intercepted and attacked a Toyota Camry cab carrying Ahmed Gulak and two others who were on their way to Sam Mbakwe Airport to catch a flight.
Ahmed Gulak left his room at Protea Hotel without informing the Police nor sister agencies in view of the fragile security situation in the South East and Imo in particular.
He left without any security escorts and while the cab driver took irregular route to the airport, six armed bandits who rode in a Toyota Sienna intercepted, identified and shot at Ahmed Gulak at around Umueze Obiangwu in Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area close to the Airport.
The Commissioner of Police Imo CP Abutu Yaro, fdc has directed a discreet investigation into the matter as Tactical and Special forces have been deployed to cordone the area and arrest perpetrators.
SP Bala Elkana
Police Public Relations Officer
For: Commisioner of Police ,Imo State Police Command.