The Nigerian Human Rights Writers Association, HURIWA, has rebuked the Imo State Police Command for its handling of the assassination of late former presidential adviser Amed Gulak.
The rights group charged the Police with professionalism, adherence to global best practices and compliance with the rules of engagement.
HURIWA wants the state command to tell people how two sets of alleged assassins of the politician emerged.
Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, HURIWA National Coordinator, in a statement in Abuja, pointed to a police statement earlier this year in which the Command said that the Anti-Kidnapping Unit had arrested one of Gulak’s suspected killers.
It was widely reported that Gulak was killed on 30 May 2021 while on his way to Sam Mbakwe International Airport, Owerri, by gunmen.
In June 2022, the Command said that one Anosike Chimaobi from Umuedo Obohia, in the Ahiazu Mbaise council area of the state, was involved in the assassination.
The Command Public Relations officer,…