Again Gunmen Attack Police Station, Kill Two Officers in Anambra


Gunmen on Thursday attacked and razed the Divisional Police Station in Obosi, Idemili North of Anambra State, killing two officers.

The state police command spokesperson, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the attack to the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday.

NAN gathered that the attackers had after burning down the station, moved to the quarters where they killed the two personnel in the early hours of Thursday.

According to the PPRO, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Chris Owolabi had dispatched a tactical team for an on-the-spot assessment of the incident.

“The tactical team led by an Assistant Commissioner of Police was directed to have an on-the-spot assessment of the place.

“The team was equally told to possibly identify and apprehend the hoodlums that perpetrated the attack,” he said.

Ikenga said that the bodies of the two policemen had been deposited at a nearby morgue, adding that investigation into the matter had begun.

NAN reports that the Obosi police attack was the first of such incident since Owolabi took over from the immediate past CP, Mr Monday Kuryas.