Four cops killed, vehicles burnt as IPOB invades Imo police station  | Dailytrust

Four cops killed, vehicles burnt as IPOB invades Imo police station 

Rampaging members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have attacked Agwa Divisional Police headquarters in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, killing...

Rampaging members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have attacked Agwa Divisional Police headquarters in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, killing four policemen.

They stormed the police station on Friday night, also razed part of the divisional property, including vehicles.

Gunmen abduct three children in kogi, demand N100m ransom

Man kills master’s son, buries remains in shallow grave

Among the victims were two male and female officers whose bodies were set ablaze.

According to a source, one of the slain officers was only two weeks old in the force.

One of the vehicles burnt belonged to the Divisional Police Officer.

The gunmen on the same night also invaded the house of a resident identified only as Ejike, shot him and his wife before fleeing. Ejike died on the spot.

Our correspondent gathered that the gunmen struck around 10pm in a tipper and two sienna cars.

Residents said they started hearing gunshots but were scared to go out.

A police source told our correspondent that some policemen had been drafted from outside the division and had taken over the area while the state Commissioner of Police, Muhammed Berde, was being expected at the scene.

Police Public Relations Officer in the state,  CSP Mike Abattam, is yet to speak on the incident as calls put to him did not go through.

Dear Reader,
Every day, we work hard to provide readers such as you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information. Quality journalism costs money. Today, we're asking that you support us to do more. Your support means that Daily Trust can keep offering journalism to everyone in the world. Sign up for as little as N1,000 to become a member. Learn more about our membership here

Bank transfers can be made to:
Zenith Bank
1017257739
Media Trust Ltd


Please send details of your bank transfer to the email or Whatsapp number below so that we can contact you.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

Inquiries:
Email: membership@dailytrust.com
Whatsapp: +234 806 990 3410