Police repel fresh attack on station in Ebonyi


The Ebonyi State Police Command has faulted the alleged attack on Unwana Police Division, and the killing of three of its men, in the Afikpo North Local Government Area of the state.

There were reports that gunmen allegedly attacked the police station and killed three policemen on duty, an inspector, and two constables in the wee hours of Sunday.

The attackers were also said to have burnt operational vehicles parked within the premises of the station, during the alleged attack.

According to PUNCH, the Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Aliyu Garba on Sunday, however, faulted the reported attack, saying both its personnel and facilities remained intact in the area.

CP Garba said, “Not true. Get the real facts of the situation from the PPRO. The police station and the facilities there, including vehicles are intact. The hoodlums were killed. Arms and ammunition were recovered. Take a trip to the scene for confirmation.” stated in a text message.

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