Suspected gunmen on Monday attacked a police station in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi and shot a police sergeant.
Daily Post had reported that gunmen attacked the station and freed some detained persons.
The Assistant Public Relations Officer, Ebonyi, ASP Levi Philips, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said that the suspects also burnt two vehicles packed in the station, including a patrol van.
“The police officer, a Sergeant, who sustained injury, was later confirmed dead this morning.
“The Commissioner of Police, Ebonyi state, Mr Aliyu Garba, has visited the scene of the incident and the area is now quiet,” he explained.