Police deny killing 4 persons

The Police Command in Akwa Ibom has denied killing four persons in Oron Local Government Area of the state.


The spokesman the command, SP Odiko Macdon, made the denial in a statement  he released newsmen in Uyo on Tuesday.

Macdon said, “The of the Police Command in Akwa Ibom has drawn some social media publications alleging that four persons were at Oron by the police.

the records, the police were on a specified assignment the arrest of a wanted suspect.

“The said raised  an alarm which led an attack on the officers and an attempt snatch their rifles from them.’’

Macdon explained that the officers resisted the attempt but in the ensuing struggle, three persons were hurt and taken the hospital.

The police spokesman, however, said that one of them was confirmed dead while on admission.

He also  explained that during the struggle, the escaped with handcuff. (NAN)