The Anambra State Police Command’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has arrested 27-year-old Friday Asuquo, pictured above, for allegedly shooting his friend, Kingsley Araino, over N1, 000 debt on Friday, July 17.
A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Mohammed Haruna, said the suspect who hails from Cross Rivers state but resides at Enu-Orji village in Amawbia, used a pump-action he got from the City of Restoration Church in Amawbia to shoot Kingsley when they had an argument over N1,000.
“Following the altercation, the suspect quickly rushed inside one City of Restoration Church, Amawbia, brought out a pump action gun loaded with four live cartridges, and allegedly shot the victim at his back. The scene of the incident was visited by the police detectives, and the victim rushed to Amaku General Hospital, Awka, for medical attention. He is responding to treatment.” the statement read
Mohammed said the pump-action used in perpetrating the crime, three live cartridges and one expended cartridge were recovered as exhibits, adding that the suspect had confessed to the crime and an investigation is ongoing after which he would be arraigned in court.