Gunmen has on Wednesday morning, attacked a police station in Atani, the headquarters of Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Sources revealed that the gunmen invaded the station at about 1:30am and launched an attack on the police facility and four officers were killed in the attack.

Confirming the attack, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, the spokesperson of the State Police Command said although some officers were killed during the attack, but the facility was saved with the timely intervention of the state Commissioner of Police.

“The hoodlums came around 1 a.m., and unlucky for us, four police operatives paid the supreme price.

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng on hearing of the attack immediately mobilized men of the command from various units to the area.

“The hoodlums were still there when the CP personally led men of the command to the affected area, and the timely arrival saved the day and the hoodlums were successfully repelled, and the facility was saved,” he said.

Ikenga added that the command had commenced investigation already and are hopeful to unravel the persons behind the attack.



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