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General News of Tuesday, 23 November 2021


Police officer killed as gunmen raze Imo police station

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Report indicate that a police officer has died after unknown gunmen attacked and burnt a police Divisional headquarters in Arondizuogu in Ideato Local Government Area of Imo State.

The incident happened in the early of Tuesday, November 23.

It was gathered that a number of armed men stormed the police station at mid night.

They attacked the divisional police officer, leaving him with a broken head and killing one other officer.

The gunmen destroyed the DPO's personal vehicle as well as the Sienna vehicle attached to the division.

According to an eyewitness, “gunmen have attacked the Arondizuogu Divisional Police Headquarters. They burnt and killed one of the police officers. The attacked at the odd hours and left the DPO with a broken head. They gave him matchet cuts and vandalized his Jeep and a police sienna vehicle belonging to the division”.

In an interview with the police spokesperson for the command, Michael Abattam, he confirmed the attack on the Imo state police headquarters. He added that the Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Hussaini, had call for an investigation into the attack.

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