The gallant office that was involved in a gun duel with Armed Robbers that attacked a Zenith Bank branch in Owerri, the Imo State capital is dead.
Recall the CCTV footage of his face-off with men of the underworld became an trended on the social media during the week.
Following the three minute video, people started seeking information on the health status of a brave officer, identified as Sergeant Chukwudi Iboko who engaged the robbers, killing one of them.
PUNCH reports that Spokesperson for the Imo state Police Command, Andrew Enwerem, confirmed the brave officer died while in intensive care in April, two months after the robbery took place.
Enwerem said that two other policemen were in the security post during the shootout and also sustained gunshot injuries.
“They were in intensive care for up to two months. The two survived but Iboko died. He was a sergeant and mobile policeman,” Enwerem said.