Unknown gunmen have killed 4 law enforcement officials at a checkpoint at Ayanmbat group close to Idundu within the Aka Efa space in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.
DAILY POST gathered that the incident which occurred at about 1 pm on Thursday, have created panic within the space.
The policemen whose identities are but to be disclosed had been mentioned to have been killed whereas resting on the location.
When contacted for affirmation, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Irene Ugbo advised DAILY POST that the Police Command had arrested 5 suspects in reference to the crime.
In accordance with Ugbo, the arrested suspects will present data wanted to get the remainder, including that investigation is at the moment ongoing.
She additional advised DAILY POST that two riffles carted away by the gunmen had been additionally recovered.
“The killing of our 4 officers who had been on obligation at Idundu earlier as we speak, has been confirmed.
“As at now, we now have efficiently apprehended 5 suspects and two of our rifles have been recovered.
“The suspects we have already got in our custody will give us data to go for the remainder”, the PPRO confirmed to DAILY POST.
Gunmen kill 4 policemen in Cross River