Gunmen kill two inspectors, set police station and operational vehicles ablaze in Anambra


Unknown gunmen have attacked a police station in Obosi, Idemili North local government area of Anambra State on Thursday, killing two Inspectors .

The police station and two operational vehicles were also set ablaze.

Although it was rumoured that more than four policemen may have been killed, the Police Command said only two died.

Anambra Police spokesman, Ikenga Tochukwu, said the two died during a gun duel with the attackers.

He also confirmed two operational vehicles of the Command were burnt with sections of the building.

Razed police station
Razed police station

Tochukwu said the new Commissioner of Police, Chris Owolabi, had detailed crack team to apprehend the perpetrators.

He said the Police Crack team, led by Assistant Commissioner of Police in-charge of Operations, had visited the scene and conduct on-the-spot assessment of the incidence.


Tochukwu said: “During the gun duel, two police operatives paid the supreme price.

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