Police kill Sampson Nwokocha aka ‘Grave’ in Abia

Last updated on January 6th, 2022 at 01:09 pm

Sampson Nwokocha, popularly known as Grave has been killed by the Abia State Police Command.

According to report, Sampson Nwokocha is one of the most wanted men terrorizing the state and its environs until he was killed in Umuahia.

Abia Commissioner of Police Ene Okon, said Nwokocha, who was recently released from prison has been on the watchlist of the command following his alleged numerous criminal activities.

The police boss said he was finally gunned by police operatives attached to the state command following a tip-off on Tuesday.

Okon said, “It would be recalled that on 6th and 10th November 2019, Nwokocha and his gang invaded a hotel and robbed staff and guests. During the operation, one policeman on duty was shot dead and his rifle carted away.

“Also on November 10, 2019, Nwokocha and his gang robbed attendants and customers of a filling station on Bank Road, Umuahia.

“On different occasions, he led a gang that snatched vehicles from their owners within and outside of the capital city at gunpoint.

“He also robbed other locations and planned to attack the Correctional Service Centre in Umuahia (Prison) in order to liberate his mother and other people.”

The Abia State Police boss warned criminals intending to disturb the peace of the state to relocate as the command will not spare them.

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