It was gathered that a gang of about 12 hoodlums during a downpour attacked five policemen, who were taking cover in a security shelter at a bus stop around Okagwe Junction, Ohafia, Abia State on Monday.
One police inspector was killed, while the other four were critically injured and are now receiving treatment at a medical facility in the state, according to the state Commissioner for Information, John Okiyi Kalu.
Okiyi said, “Abia State Government, in conjunction with security agencies in the state, is currently investigating a security breach at the Ohafia Local Government Area which led to the death of one police officer and left four others injured”
“The government wishes to advice all medical facilities in the state to report any patient come with gunshot injuries to the nearest police station.”
While the CP was not picking telephone calls put across to her, the PPRO said he was not around as he was on national assignment.