By Charles Nwabardi
Unknown gunmen have invaded the Atani Police Station in the Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State.
They were said to have invaded the police facility at about 1:30 am on Wednesday, April 13, and immediately launched an attack.
Four officers, including a female police officer, lost their lives during the attack.
During a news conference, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, the spokesperson for the State Police Command who confirmed the attack, said “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.
“We have commenced intelligence already, and we hope to unravel the persons behind the attack,” Ikenga said