‘Unknown gunman’ escapes, house set ablaze in Imo

Suspected to be one of the hoodlums operating as a group of “Unknown gunmen” popularly know as “Mobutu” from Umuneke, Ugiri in Isiala Mbano local government area of Imo state, on Tuesday escaped to an unknown destination, on sighting men said to be security operatives marching towards his residence.

A village source from Umuneke, who spoke to Vanguard said that the incident happened early hours of today (Tuesday).

Also, it was gathered that the house of Mobutu, went up inflame at about 20 minutes after the armed forces left the area.

The source alleged that “Mobutu and his men were among the number of persons linked to the recent damages on police formations and killings in the state.”