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Abia: Two inspectors died, no firearm stolen – Police chief speaks on attack




Following the assault on the State Legal Investigation Division in Umuagu Umuahia, Abia State, on Saturday, the Commissioner of Police, Janet Agbede, has stated no fewer than eight of the attackers, suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) and Japanese Safety Community (ESN), had been killed.

DAILY POST reported that unknown gunmen had razed the Umuagu Police station in Umuahia North Native Authorities space of the state.

As on the time of our earlier report, on Saturday, it couldn’t be confirmed if any casualty was recorded through the unwarranted assault on the police formation.

Nevertheless, briefing newsmen in Umuahia on Sunday on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, the Public Relations Officer of Abia Command, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, confirmed the killing of two Inspectors by the but to be recognized gunmen.

The Police Commissioner stated the attackers had stormed the police formation at about 6pm on Saturday, taking pictures sporadically.

Based on CP Agbede, a reinforcement from the command headquarters added to the fierce engagement with males on floor noticed eight of the hoodlums neutralised.

She added that a few of the attackers escaped with gunshot wounds whereas two automobiles had been recovered.

The ability, the Police boss stated, was burnt down following the detonation of an explosive via the again of the constructing.

Whereas stating that the suspects in detention had been launched and an exhibit automobile burnt, Agbede stated no hearth arm was carted away.

She due to this fact urged medical services inside and outdoors the state to report back to safety companies within the occasion that sufferers with suspected bullet wounds come for remedy.

The Commissioner additional appealed to oldsters and guardians to warn their kids and wards to desist from acts able to truncating the peace and safety of the state, describing it as a whirlwind that can blow nobody good.

Unknown gunmen raze Umuagu police station in Abia

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