Gunmen again attack Abaomege Police Division in Ebonyi – Official

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

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

Okoro-Emegha described the attack as ‘worrisome’.

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

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

“Yes, it happened on Saturday ; the gunmen came and started shooting sporadically; one police officer was shot but we do not know if he is dead.

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

Efforts by our correspondent to get the police reaction abortive, as the Police Command , DSP Loveth Odeh could not immediately answer her calls or respond to text messages. (NAN)