Police Officers Killed By Gunmen In Imo


Two police officers were shot dead by gunmen in Ahaizu Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State on Monday, November 27.

According to reports, the policemen who were attached to the Ahiara police station were attacked at a filling station at Ahiara junction in the local government area, resulting in the death of two police officers and injuries to others.

Confirming the incident, the police spokesman in the state, Henry Okoye said;

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Aboki Danjuma, Commander 34 Artillery Brigade and Joint Task Force (JTF) operatives are combing the scene of crime for evidence that will possibly lead to the arrest of hoodlums responsible for the attack and killing of two Policemen at Ahiara Junction, in Ahaizu Mbaise LGA of Imo State.”

The traditional ruler of the Otulu Autonomous Community in the neighbouring Ezinihitte Mbaise LGA, Eze Joe Ochulor was found dead at the neighbouring Aboh Mbaise LGAon Saturday, November 25.  

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