Umoren’s Homicide: A’Ibom CP Commends Officers For Stopping Convict’s Escape After Judgment
Mr. Olatoye Durosinmi, the Commissioner of Police in Akwa Ibom State, has reacted to the try by Uduak-Abasi Akpan to flee.
The CP counseled the officers of the command for stopping try by Uduak-Abasi Akpan, who was convicted thursday for Iniubong Umoren’s homicide, to flee after the judgement.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Odiko MacDon, who disclosed this in a press release titled: “Iniubong Umoren-Justice finally”, and made accessible to newsmen, Friday in Uyo, stated Durosinmi additionally obtained information of conviction of the serial rapist and assassin with nice delight.
His phrases: “The Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom State Command, CP Olatoye Durosinmi has obtained with nice delight the information of the conviction of Mr. Uduak Frank Akpan, the infamous rapist and assassin.
“The suspect who was arrested by the Police Command on thirtieth April, 2021 in reference to the rape and homicide of Miss Iniubong Umoren has at the moment, August the 4th, 2022 been convicted and sentenced to demise by hanging by the Excessive Courtroom, vindicating the stance of the Police.
“The CP applauds the Nigeria Police, Akwa Ibom State Command for the swift arrest and a radical investigation and for once more promptly overpowering him (Uduak-Abasi) at the moment as he tried to flee after the judgement was given, the Judiciary for his or her dexterity and the great folks of Akwa Ibom State for his or her persistence and resilience.
“We stay dedicated to sparing no sources in guaranteeing that we carry to e-book perpetrators of violent crimes and different types of criminalities within the state inside the shortest potential time”
The convict Uduak-Abasi had after the pronouncement of judgement on him, rushed out of the dock the place he was seated alongside his father and sister, attacked and tried to strangulate a lawyer contained in the courtroom, after which tried toescape via a close-by door.
The state of affairs had triggered an uproar and panic within the courtroom, however safety males comprising the police and jail officers moved Swiftly and overpowered him, rapidly dragged into the Prisons car and whisked him away from the premises.
The trial decide, justice Bassey Nkanang had sentenced Uduak-Abasi, the primary defendant in Iniubong Umoren’s homicide case to be hung till he dies after discovering him responsible of homicide, and in addition life imprisonment for offense of rape most popular towards him.
Nonetheless, Justice Nkanang had discharged and acquitted his father and sister, Frank Akpan and Anwan-Bassey Akpan, second and third defendants respectively on floor that the prosecuting counsel, didn’t present enough proof exhibiting that they’d assisted the primary defendant to flee justice.
Recall that the trio have been prosecuted by Akwa Ibom State authorities on four-count cost bordering on rape, homicide and accent to homicide after the actual fact.
The late miss Iniubong Umoren, a graduate of the College of Uyo (UNIUYO) popularly addressed by the media as ‘Jobseeker’, was lured with a job provide, raped, murdered and buried in a shallow grave by the convict in April 2021, whereas she was awaiting the obligatory Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.