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Armed Robbers Kill Army General In Abuja



Armed Robbers Kill Army General In Abuja

Brig Gen H Udokwere rtd an OSVA Member was attacked early morning at home in Abuja.

According to the wife, suspected armed robbers attacked the General’s house at No 1 Sanga Street Sunshine homes by Kabusa Junction at Lokogoma, Abuja, approximately 0300 hrs of 22 June, 2024.

She also said that was the 3rd time they were attacked, adding that the robbers asked her for her jewelleries and took his pistol.

She further stated that she heard gunshots.

The late general’s neighbour, Pastor Awe,
said the robbers also injured one of the Estate guards.

Continuing, he said the injured guard was taken to the hospital at Abacha Barracks along with Brig Gen H Udokwere rtd N/5575 the victim, saying that while the injured guard was being treated at Abacha Barracks Hospital, the General was referred to National Hospital Abuja (NHA) where he was confirmed brought-in-dead.

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The FCT Police Commissioner, CP Benneth Igweh in his response to the tragic and unprecedented attack at Sunshine Homes estate by armed robbers has ordered a thorough and discreet investigation into the circumstances surrounding this regrettable event.

A statement by SP Josephine Adeh, spokesman of the Police Command confirmed that the armed robbery attack “resulted in the untimely demise of one Brigadier General Uwem Harold Udokwere (rtd.) on June 22, 2024, at approximately 03:00 a.m

“Expressing profound condolences to the bereaved family, CP Benneth Igweh assured 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.

“Updates on this matter will be provided in due course.”

General Harold Uwem Udokwere, Rtd was until his death, National Chairman, REMENAF.


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