JUST IN; One Police officer shot dead, armory looted as gunmen invade Police Station

Unknown gunmen on Monday, raided Omoba Police station in Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia state. During the attack, the gunmen killed a Police officer.

CRIMECHANNELS gathered that the tragic incident occurred in the late hours of Monday, around 7:15pm.

According to reports, the raid lasted for about 3 hours. The Police officer killed was identified as Williams.

The gunmen, numbering about 16, reportedly caught the Police officers off guard, overpowered them and carted away arms from the armory.

They were said to arrive in the Omoba community on motorcycles through Umuene, a neighboring community where they waited till nightfall.

Meanwhile, the Police Public Relations Officer of Abia State Command, Mr. Geoffrey Ogbonna, confirmed the attack but stated that Police operatives have not made any arrest. He however, said that all efforts are being made to catch the suspects who are now on the run.

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