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Gunmen attack Imo police station station, kill DPO


Some  gunmen on Tuesday attacked and burnt a police Divisional headquarters in Arondizuogu in Ideato Local Government Area of Imo State killing one police officer.

It was learnt that the deadly attack which occured in the early hours of Tuesday witnessed the destruction of the police divisional headquarters.

It was also learnt that the attack left the Divisional Police Officer with a broken skull after the attack by the assailants.

The Sienna vehicle attached to the division and DPO’s personal vehicles were also damaged by the gunmen.

A source who disclosed this said: “Gunmen have attacked the Arondizuogu Divisional Police Headquarters. They burnt and killed one of the police officers. They attacked at odd hours and left the DPO with a broken head. They gave him matchet cuts and vandalized his Jeep and a police sienna vehicle belonging to the division.”

The police spokesperson for the command, Michael Abattam, who confirmed the incident said that the Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Hussaini, had ordered “an investigation into the ugly incident.”