Gunmen again attack Abaomege Police Division in Ebonyi – Official

Some suspected armed hoodlums on Saturday attacked Abaomege Police in Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi and carted away valuables and destroyed property.

The Ebonyi Commissioner for Internal Security, Mr Stanley Okoro-Emegha, however confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abakaliki on Sunday.

Okoro-Emegha described the as ‘worrisome’.

“The police was attacked yesterday, Saturday; is very unfortunate and worrisome. I urge the police to step up strategy to deal with the hoodlums,” he said.

Sunday Okafor, an eyewitness and resident in the area, who spoke with NAN, said the incident occurred on Saturday night.

“Yes, happened on Saturday night; the gunmen came and started shooting sporadically; one police was shot but we do know if he is dead.

“The gunmen also destroyed police vehicles and a motorcycle at the and stole some property,” Okafor .

by our correspondent to get the police reaction abortive, as the Ebonyi Spokesperson, DSP Loveth Odeh could immediately answer her calls or respond to text messages. (NAN)