In News by stephen abiodun on the 09th, September, 2020

Gunmen assault Imo policemen, snatch rifles

Gunmen attack Imo policemen, snatch rifles

Suspected armed robbers have attacked policemen at Egbu in Owerri and Owerre Nkworji within the Nkwerre Native Authorities Space of Imo State, respectively

The robbers attacked the policemen at Nkwerre on Monday, gave a sergeant machete cuts and snatched his service rifle.

Our correspondent learnt that the armed robbers set ablaze the operational automobiles of the policemen.

Our supply mentioned that the sergeant, who was rushed to hospital in Orlu with a number of machete cuts, died on Tuesday.

The supply mentioned, “Hoodlums suspected to be robbers on Monday attacked policemen at Owerre Nkworji. The Siena car the policemen had been in was set ablaze. One of many law enforcement officials was given a number of machete cuts. He was rushed to a hospital at Orlu. He died on Tuesday.”

Equally, hoodlums on Tuesday attacked policemen at Egbu in Owerri, the state capital.

Eyewitnesses advised our correspondent that the hoodlums, who laid siege, snatched a service rifle from one of many officers and equally gave one of many officers machete cuts.

Our correspondent learnt that the wounded cop was rushed to an undisclosed hospital.

When contacted the state Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede, confirmed that his males had been attacked.

He additionally confirmed that riffles had been snatched however mentioned no policeman was killed within the assaults.

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