The Commissioner of Police, Ebonyi State Command CP, Aliyu Garba on the weekend confirmed the assault on its divisional police station at Abaomega by unknown gunmen who invaded the station.
CP Garba made this identified in a press release signed and forwarded to DAILY POST whereby he warned hoodlums to cease destroying police amenities within the state.
“At about 2200 hours of could, 1st 2021 unknown gunmen driving in a white bus with a blue prime drove into Abomege Divisional Headquarters in Onicha Native Authorities Space of Ebonyi State with none headlamp on and destroyed the doorway makeshift barricade (the Division will not be fenced) began taking pictures sporadically on the Policemen on responsibility.
In accordance with him, the unknown gunmen tried to set ablaze the Abaomege divisional police station however have been repelled.
“In addition they tried to set the Police station ablaze however have been promptly repelled within the course of Sargent OFEM OBETEN connected to the Division was fatally wounded whereas one Sgt Cosmos Okere was inflicted with machete reduce accidents and he’s responding to therapy within the Hospital.
“The Commissioner nonetheless vowed to do something throughout the ambit of the legislation to make sure the perpetrators are fished out and delivered to e-book.”
Earlier, investigation revealed that one of many cops connected to the Abaomege Police station was stated to be lacking since after the assault on the station by gunmen on Saturday.
In the meantime, a Technical Assistant (TA) to Governor David Umahi who hails from the realm confirmed the assault to our reporter on cellphone.
The federal government official who pleaded for anonymity stated the injured officer had been taken to a hospital in Abakaliki for therapy.
“The gunmen attacked the Abaomege Police station Saturday night. No report of casualty for now. However one policeman is claimed to be lacking whereas one other officer sustained critical harm. However he has been rushed to hospital in Abakaliki for therapy,” he acknowledged.
Police verify assault on divisional station in Ebonyi