The Imo State Police Command has commenced an investigation into the abduction and subsequent killing of one of its operatives.
The police inspector, Augustine Ukegbu, was reportedly abducted in his village, Umuoshike Ogbor in the Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of the state on Saturday.
His corpse was said to have been recovered later in a bush.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Henry Okoye, confirmed the development.
Okoye said that the command had commenced an investigation into the matter.
According to reports, the inspector was kidnapped from his house on his arrival from his base in Owerri and his corpse was later found in a bush along Mbutu in the Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area.