Four police officers have been murdered while, 11 others have gone missing after some gunmen laid an ambush on a police patrol team in Anyibe to Ayilamo in Logo local government area of Benue state over the weekend.
A statement by the police command's spokesperson, Moses Yamu, says a vehicle belonging to the police officers was set on fire while some houses were also burnt in the wake of the attack.
“Sadly, at the moment, four casualties have been suffered by the police. Additional reinforcement (including the air asset of the police) deployed by the inspector-general of police is in pursuit of the murderous gang. They shall definitely be apprehended with their weapons of destruction and made to face the full wrath of the law.” Yamu said in the statement.