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Three years after, police arrest suspected killer of Catholic priest in Imo

A prime suspect identified as Charles Nnanna who was linked with the murder of a Reverend father, Cyriacus Onunkwo in Omuma Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State has been arrested by the Imo state police command.

Recall that Reverend Okonkwo was kidnapped in September 2017 while planning the burial of his father. Gunmen killed Reverend Okonkwo and his body was found a day later at Omuma in Oru East Local Government Area of the state.

This was disclosed in a statement released by the police command in the state on Saturday, March 7th.

The statement disclosed that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) arrested one Charles Nnanna who has been at large over the murder of the Reverend father.

It added that the suspect is the last of the four-man gang who committed the alleged crime.

According to the police, investigation carried out shows that the suspect fled to Indonesia immediately after the crime, and based on credible intelligence, he was arrested during his traditional wedding ceremony a few days ago In Imo state

The command said that Nnanna has confessed to the crime as well as his role in the operation and he will be arraigned in court soon.

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