Police in Imo have invited a businessman, Ken Egwuasi, for questioning over the killing of a chieftain of the Action Alliance (AA) in Imo, Ndubuisi Emenike.
Mr Emenike was accidentally killed on Sunday by an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Sydney Oguzoro.
The NSCDC officer was attached to Egwuasi who accompanied Emenike to a function in Isiala Mbano Local Government Area where the incident occurred.
Imo police spokesperson, Orlando Ikeokwu, told reporters on Wednesday that the Command had invited Egwuasi for questioning over the incident.
Ikeokwu said the state Commissioner of Police, Olaniyi Fafowora, had mandated the investigating department to ensure that all those culpable in the killing were made to face justice.
“Yes, I can confirm to you that we have invited one Chief Ken Egwuasi for questioning over the killing of Ndubuisi Emenike on Sunday in the Isiala Mbano LGA,” he said.
“The NSCDC officer who fired the gunshot that killed the politician was attached to Chief Ken Egwuasi who followed the deceased to the venue where the incident took place.
“We have invited him and his statement has been taken. The CP mandated the investigating department to ensure that the circumstances that led to the killing of the politician are unravelled. We are not leaving anything to chance. The NSCDC officer is in our custody and the investigation continues.”