The Abia State Authorities says its consideration has been drawn to a senseless and cowardly assault on a police station in Aba by but to be recognized armed hoodlums within the early hours of Tuesday, resulting in lack of lives.
The federal government additionally confirmed that arms and ammunition had been carted away within the assault.
The state authorities assured members of the general public that it’s working with safety companies to fish out the perpetrators of the dastardly crime and convey them to justice as rapidly as doable.
In a press launch signed by the State Commissioner of Info, Chief John Okiyi Kalu and made out there to newsmen on Tuesday, in Umuahia, the state authorities maintained that no a part of Abia land can be ceded to criminals working below any guise, including that it will not spare any useful resource in guaranteeing that the perpetrators of the crime are delivered to guide and the stolen arms and ammunition recovered utterly.
DAILY POST gathered that the hoodlums stormed the station at about 2:30 am, Tuesday morning.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer within the State, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna informed DAILY POST that a few of the hoodlums had been gunned down whereas others escaped with accidents.
Nonetheless, in keeping with the Abia authorities’s launch, “sadly, the arms these hoodlums have carted away from regulation enforcement brokers will more than likely be used towards harmless residents.
”The federal government, subsequently, calls on residents to avail regulation enforcement companies with very important info that can result in the arrest of the criminals and restoration of those arms
“We’re decided to pay N1m for any info resulting in the restoration of any of the stolen arms and or arrest of any suspect. Anybody with such info can contact this quantity: +234 803 914 8294.
“Such info can be handled with the utmost secrecy it deserves, “it concluded.
Abia govt condemns assault on police station, guarantees N1m for info on suspects