Brave Police officer in viral Owerri robbery video died in April

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A brave policeman, who gunned down one of the four armed robbers who attacked a bank in Imo State in February 2017, died .

According to findings by , Saturday PUNCH ,Sergeant Chukwudi Iboko dies two months after the shoot out.

The three-minute video, apparently a CCTV footage shows a car entering the bank premises, only to be followed by a black Hyundai Elantra, some seconds later. Four men emerged from the vehicle, with three holding AK47 rifles.

The video shows Iboko who shot one robber dead escaping from security post, while one of the other robbers pursued and shot after him. The Imo State Police Command told Punch that  owing to the multiple gunshot injuries sustained by Iboko, he succumbed to his injuries two months later while in intensive care.

Spokesperson for the command, Mr. Andrew Enwerem, explained that two other policemen were in the security post during the shootout and also sustained gunshot injuries.

“They were in intensive care for up to two months. The two survived but Iboko died. He was a sergeant and mobile policeman,” Enwerem said.

Prodded for more details, Enwerem said he did not have information about the deceased policeman’s age or his hometown.

Nigerians have called on the Federal government to honour the deceased policeman.

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