Police repel fresh attack on station in Ebonyi

The police in Ebonyi State have faulted the alleged attack on its station and the killing of three of its men, in Ebonyi community.

There were reports that gunmen allegedly attacked the Unwana Police Division, in the Afikpo North Local Government Area of the state, in the wee hours of Sunday.

The attackers were also alleged to have killed three policemen on duty, an inspector, and two constables.

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

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But the Police in Ebonyi, on Sunday, faulted the reported attack, saying both its personnel and facilities remained intact in the area.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Aliyu Garba, stated this in a text message to.

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.”

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