Four policemen were reportedly killed on Wednesday at Nkpologwu, in Aguata local government area of Anambra State by unknown gunmen. Their rifles were taken away.
They were killed at a checkpoint in the community and the police patrol vehicle at the checkpoint was set ablaze by the assailants.
The state Commissioner of Police has already visited two spots in Mkpologwu, Aguata Local Government Area and Omogho in Orumba North, where the attack took place.
Police Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Haruna, said the gunmen, who drove in a saloon car and a black Mercedes Benz 4Matic SUV, opened fire on the policemen deployed to patrol the two locations.
Anambra CP visited 2spots in Mkpologwu,Aguata & Omogho,Orumba North where gunmen attacked patrol teams this morning.
Eye witness said the Anambra CP visited 2spots in Mkpologwu,Aguata and Omogho,Orumba North where gunmen attacked patrol teams this morning.
Eye witness said the gunmen opened fire on the policemen on patrol, also set a patrol van on fire.
CP assured that the hoodlums will be captured and number of casualties is yet unknown.