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Robbers Kill Retired Brig-General In Abuja Home

Armed robbers have killed a retired military personnel, Brig.-Gen. Uwem Udokwere after invading his residence at the Sunshine Homes area of Lokogoma, in Abuja.

The armed men invaded the residence at about 3am on Saturday. They reportedly demanded jewellery from his wife and further carted away a pistol belonging to the deceased.

The armed men were said to have also injured one of the estate guards.

Both the retired personnel and the guard were taken to a medical facility, where the deceased was confirmed to be brought in dead.

Reacting to the situation, the FCT police command ordered a thorough and discreet investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death.

The command said, “Expressing profound condolences to the bereaved family, CP Benneth Igweh assures the family and the public of swift justice, with every effort in conduit to ensure the perpetrators of the atrocious act are apprehended and brought to justice.

“Furthermore, the commissioner of police reaffirms the unflinching commitment of the command to amplify the security landscape of the nation’s capital, by continually adapting strategies to effectively combat evolving criminal activities.”

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