Police in Anambra State have confirmed the killing of two of its personnel by unknown gunmen who attacked and razed the Divisional Police Station in Obosi, Idemili North Local Government Area of the state.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) report, the attackers had after burning down the station, moved to the quarters where they killed the two personnel in the early hours of Thursday.
The command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Tochukwu Ikenga confirmed the attack to NAN on Thursday.
Ikenga said the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Chris Owolabi had dispatched a tactical team for on-the-spot assessment of the incident.
“The tactical team led by an Assistant Commissioner of Police was directed to have an on-the-spot assessment of the place.
“The team was equally told to possibly identify and apprehend the hoodlums that perpetrated the attack,” he said.
Ikenga said that the bodies of the two policemen had been deposited at a nearby morgue, adding that investigation into the matter had began.
Obosi police attack was the first of such incident since Owolabi took over from the immediate past commissioner, Mr Monday Kuryas.