Armed men wielding sophisticated weapons on Thursday, June 10, attacked Ojoto Police station in Idemili South local Government Area of Anambra State.
In the attack that followed, CRIMECHANNELS learnt that one Police officer attached to the Police formation lost his life.
It was learnt that some brave Police officers summoned courage and repelled the attack, thereby stopping the gunmen from burning the formation down.
According to the Police Relations Officer of the Anambra State Police Command, the incident occurred on Thursday afternoon.
He added, “I am planning to make a trip to the affected Police Station. I can’t give you any more information now, I will respond when I get there.”
Meanwhile, a senior Police officer in the affected formation confirmed the attack. He said that a Police officer was gunned down in the attack. He described the incident as regrettable and unfortunate.
He said that the Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, Chris Owolabi was also preparing to visit the formation to ascertain the level of damages done.