Gunmen have reportedly attacked Ojoto Police Station in the Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State, killing one Inspector of Police.
The incident happened on Thursday.
.A source told the Punch that the police operatives on duty fought back and repelled the gunmen, about 15 in number, thereby preventing them from setting the station ablaze.
“The hoodlums zoomed off when our men(police) fought back and warded them off. They came in three Sienna vehicles,” the source said.
A senior Police officer in the state, who spoke on condition of anonymity, confirmed the incident to the newspaper.
He said, “We lost one Inspector today again. The state Police Commissioner, Chris Owolabi, is preparing to visit the area.”