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Suspected Unknown Gunman escapes arrest in Imo, as House is set ablaze

A man, suspected to be one of the hoodlums operating as a group of “Unknown gunmen” popularly know as “Mobutu” from Umuneke, Ugiri in Isiala Mbano local government area of Imo state, on Tuesday escaped to an unknown destination, on sighting men said to be security operatives marching towards his residence.

Also, it was gathered that the house of Mobutu, went up inflame at about 20 minutes after the armed forces left the area.

The source alleged that “Mobutu and his men were among the number of persons linked to the recent damages on police formations and killings in the state.”

Another source said: “We were surprised that after some time the security people left we started seeing fire from the house. I suspected some villagers are involved in this whole thing. They now give out information to security men.”

It would be recalled that, for some time, there have been some arrests of some persons linked to attacks on police formations and Owerri correctional facility in Imo state.

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