Attack on Adavi Police Station/Killing of 3 Policemen: Kogi CP urges residents to report gunshot suspects.

 

Following the early hours attack by criminal elements and killing of three policemen at Adavi Police Station, Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Edward Egbuka has called on the people of the community and the adjoining communities to be on the lookout and report any body seen with bullet wounds to the Police or any other Security Forces nearest to them.

He confirmed that the hoodlums attacked the Police station and killed three policemen in a gun duel while they (hoodlums) who escaped sustained gundhot wounds

A statement by SP William Ovye Aya, PPRO said, “Today 23/4/2022 the Command received report of the unfortunate incident at Adavi Police Division where some hoodlums attacked the station from the opposite direction shooting sporadically, but were repelled by the men on duty and operatives of the Quick Response Unit who were on special operations at the Local Government.

“However, the Command lost three of it’s officers during the gun duel, while the hoodlums fled with gun shot wounds as they could not get access to the station.

“The Commissioner of Police, Kogi Command, CP Edward Egbuka
immediately deployed team of tactical operatives to the area and restored normalcy while trailing the hoodlums with a view to apprehend and bring them to book.

“The Commissioner of Police use this medium to call on the people of Adavi and the adjoining communities to be on the lookout and report any body seen with bullet wounds to the Police or any other Security Forces nearest to them.

“He directs the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Investigation to commence investigation into the incident.”

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