A 25-year-old final year Civil Engineering student
of the Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri, Imo
State, Mr. Innocent Ndukwe has been murdered
by three suspected assailants.
According to the state Commissioner of Police
Mr. Taiwo Lakanu, the suspects, after
slaughtering their victim made away with his
Pathfinder SUV with Reg. No. KRD-109AD, two
plasma TV sets, one home theatre and assorted
The body of Innocent, who was his parents’ only
child was discovered in his toilet by his pregnant
girlfriend who is now on admission in the hospital
due to the trauma.
Late Innocent Ndukwe
The assailants, who tried to escape the eagle-
eyed operatives, were subsequently apprehended
along West End-Old Nekede Road, Owerri.
According to Mr. Lakanu, the late Ndukwe was
found in a pool of his own blood in a toilet in his
residence at 18 Enuwa Street, Egbu, in the
Owerri North Local Government Area.
He gave the names of the all-male suspects who
later confessed to the crime as David Kwaguru,
30, from Sirwo in Langtang North Local
Government Area of Plateau State; Friday Ayuba,
28, a native of Keyelda in Jos North Local
Government Area of Plateau State and Francis
Amos, 23, a native of Pingali in Langtang South
Local Government Area also in Plateau State.
The Imo police boss recalled that his initiative of
directing Area Commanders, Divisional Police
Officers, DPOs, and Heads of Departments,
HODs, and other high ranking officers in the
state to disseminate their phone numbers to
members of the public for effective
communication and intelligence gathering, had
continued to yield fruits and assisted the Police
in clamping down on the suspects.
Lakanu appealed to members of the public to be
careful and circumspect in choosing the people
they employed as security guards.
“Events have since proved that most security
guards often turn against their masters by
collaborating with criminals to deal with them,”
the CP said
He is the only child.
All his parents investment on him was wasted
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