Unknown gunmen attack police division in Ebonyi
Unidentified gunmen have attacked Abaomege Police Division in Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
Stanley Okoro-Emegha, the Ebonyi Commissioner for Internal Security, confirmed the attack to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abakaliki on Sunday.
Okoro-Emegha described the attack as ‘worrisome and unfortunate.’
According to him, “The Abaomege division was attacked yesterday, Saturday; it is very unfortunate and worrisome.
“They carted away valuables and destroyed property.
“I urge the police to step up strategy to deal with these hoodlums” .
An eyewitness by name Sunday Okafor, who is also a resident in the area, while speaking with NAN, said the incident occurred on Saturday night.
Narrating the attack, he said, “Yes, it happened on Saturday night; the gunmen came and started shooting sporadically; one police officer was shot but we do not know if he is dead.”
“The gunmen also destroyed police vehicles and a motorcycle at the division and stole some property,” Okafor claimed.
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