Unknown gunmen attack Ebonyi Police Division, kill 1, Injure 1
Charles Nwoke, Abakaliki, Nigeria
May 2, 2021
Unidentified gunmen last Saturday night raided the Abaomege Police Station, a Divisional Police in Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
The attack led to the killing of 1 Police personnel on duty while another received a bullet wound.
According to a police source who pleaded anonymity, he confirmed the attack saying that the gunmen raided the station at night with dangerous arms and weapons.
“Yes, some unknown gunmen attacked Abomege police station, and a policeman was killed while another was hospitalized following an injury sustained in the attack”.
The injured police officer is currently receiving proper medical attention at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki.
It was gathered that the attack on the police station was not successful as the hoodlums failed to gain full entrance into the station.
Several Police stations and Divisions in Ebonyi State have in recent times been under attack by unidentified gunmen.
Both the State Commissioner of Police and the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Loveth Odah are yet to react to the unfortunate incident.