Today24 October, 2021

BREAKING; Police Seargent shot dead, weapons stolen as gunmen attack Police Station

Gunmen have killed a Police Sergeant after an attack on the Divisional Police Station, Kolo, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

The gunmen also ransacked the Station for arms and carted away the service rifle of the deceased and one other rifle from the armoury.

According to sources the gunmen numbering six reportedly opened fire at the Police team conducting stop and search of vehicles in front of the Police station.

Eye-witness account stated that three Policemen were on duty as of the time of the incident and the remaining two tried to returned firepower but had to scamper for safety as they were outnumbered.

The deceased Policeman was said to have been rushed to the hospital where he received medical attention but later died.

The Spokesman of the State a Police Command, Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the incident, said the Police have launched a tactical investigation into the incident.

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