Gunmen Attack Police Station in Akwa Ibom, Kill One Officer

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In the early hours of Sunday, June 13, 2021, gunmen invaded the Divisional Police Station at Ini Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State and shot dead a mobile Police Officer.

In the gun battle which lasted for several minutes, 3 motorcycle and charms were recovered.

An eye witness, who pleaded anonymity, told newsmen that the hoodlums stormed the area with motorcycles and immediately opened fire directly at the police officers who returned fire but one of them fell by the bandits’ bullets. However, one of the hoodlums identified as Imo John Udo, an indigene of Ikot Edem Udo, Oko clan in Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state, was arrested, while others escaped with bullets wounds.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Odiko Macdon, who confirmed the incident, said the Commissioner of Police has ordered a discreet investigation into the incidents and in no distant time, the perpetrators will be apprehended.

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