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Gunmen attack police station, kill Inspector in Anambra
 
By: News Editor
Fri, 11 Jun 2021   ||   Nigeria, Awka
 

Friday, 11th June 2021: Unknown gunmen, Thursday, attacked Ojoto Police station in Idemili South local Government Area of Anambra State.
 
It was gathered that one Police Inspector was killed in the attack, which took place Thursday afternoon.
 
Policemen on duty, however, prevented the attackers from setting the station on fire.
 
When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu, failed to confirm the incident.
 
He said that he was planning to visit the area immediately, adding that he would respond after the trip.
 
But a Senior Police Officer in the state, who spoke with journalists in confidence, confirmed the attack on the police station, adding “we lost one Inspector today again.”
 
The source said the State Police Commissioner, Chris Owolabi, was preparing to visit the Police station already.
 
An eyewitness said the hoodlums came in three Sienna vehicles, but were repelled by the Policemen on duty.
 
“We are in trouble in this state now. Nobody knows which way to follow again. The problems and tension being created in Anambra are too much for us to bear,” the eyewitness lamented.

 

 

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