Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Policeman injured as gunmen invade station in Abia

Gunmen have attacked Ubani Police Station named after the former IGP, Mike Okiro, in Umuahia North Local Government Area, few distance away from the state capital.

The Nation

The establishment of Ubani police station by immediate past Governor Sen. Theodore Orji was to provide security for traders at the Ubani Ibeku market and other suburbs.

Sources said a police officer was injured while repelling the hoodlums, stating no life was lost.

 The attack was said to have occurred around 9am on Sunday.

It was gathered the hoodlums razed exhibit cars parked in the premises of the police station.

The incident was said to have left road users of Umuahia-Uzuakoli-Ohafia road stranded while exchange of fire power between the gunmen and police lasted.

Attempts to release suspects in police custody failed as operatives were said to have quickly evacuated suspects to other police stations within the capital city.

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