A police inspector, Haruna Kawura attached to the Imo State Government House was on Tuesday found dead at the Avana Shell camp in Owerri, the state capital.
The inspector was said to have gone out for drinks on Monday night only to be found lying dead on Tuesday morning.
A colleague of dead police officer who pleaded anonymity told journalists
“The victim is Haruna Kawura. He was demobbed from mobile police in the North and was posted to Imo State and was later posted to the Imo Government House.
“ His death was strange. There were bruises on his body. He must have been strangulated as there was no gunshot on his body, ”
When contacted, the police spokesperson in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu , confirmed the killing and disclosed that investigation had commenced into the matter.