Police Officer Killed As Gunmen Attack Imo Police Station

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At least a police officer was killed after unknown gunmen attacked a Police Divisional headquarters in Arondizuogu in Ideato Local Government Area of Imo State.

According to reports, the suspected assailants attacked the station on Tuesday around 2 am.

lagoscityreporters.com gathered from a reliable source that the Divisional Police Officer, (DPO) of the division left the scene of the attack with a broken head after he was attacked by the invaders.

The unknown gunmen also vandalized a Sienna vehicle attached to the division and DPO’s personal vehicles.

The spokesperson of the state police command, Michael Abattam, disclosed that the Commissioner of Police, Hussaini Rabiu, is already on his way to the community to assess the level of damage done by the gunmen.

This is coming after a military officer was killed by unknown gunmen in Imo State following an attack on some soldiers in Awo Mmamma in the Oru East Local Government Area of the state.

It was gathered that the military men in reprisal invaded the community and allegedly burnt a hotel, cars, houses and shops.

The incident has seen residents of the affected community flee as soldiers took over the community.

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