Friday, January 15, 2021

Gunmen kill three police officers in Ebonyi state

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Three officers have been killed and two others injured after gunmen invaded the Onueke Police Station in the Ezza Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

The command’s spokesperson, DSP Loveth Odah said the gunmen invaded the police station and opened fire on the officers on duty.

DSP Odah added that the dead were two inspectors and another officer on guard at the station.

A woman who was said to be in her house within the premises of the police station was also killed.

According to Odah, the corpses of deceased officers and the woman have been deposited in the morgue while an investigation into the ugly incident is ongoing.

The spokesperson said normalcy has since returned to the area, adding that some arrests have been made while efforts are still on to apprehend others at large.