The Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has reportedly killed a Police Sergeant, at Oyigbo Express, in Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed, confirmed this when briefing the Press in Port Harcourt.
The name of the Police victim was Sgt. Steven Daniel, who was attached to the Police Mobile Force.
The Commissioner of Police disclosed that Nnamdi Kanu’s IPOB also injured two other Policemen, and set a patrol vehicle ablaze during the surprise attack.
Ahmed said: “They were however, repelled by the Police, were about nine of them were arrested, bringing the total number of suspects arrested to 32. They are helping us in the investigation, and will be due in court as soon as our investigation is concluded.

“As a Command, we have been able to bring the situation under control; people are now going about their lawful businesses. I can assure you that justice will be done in the circumstance.

“All those connected to this senseless carnage will be brought to justice. We shall spare no effort in dealing with any criminal elements in the State.”
He disclosed that during the clash, a driver, one Inspector Emaikwu Ochochi, was badly injured by IPOB members, and has been admitted at the hospital.
He added: “They also carted away one AK-47 riffle with sixty rounds of live ammunition, and one Berretta pistol with eight rounds of live ammunition.

“At the end of their rampage, many vehicles were damaged and stores burnt. The timely response of the Police restored normalcy and brought the situation under control, as I made adequate deployment to arrest the situation.”

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