Two Killed In Attack On Akwa Ibom Police Station

Two persons were  killed while a female officer  was injured  in an attack  a a police station at Ibiaku Ntok Okpo in Ikono Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

A statement released by the  Press Secretary to the Chairman of Ikono LGA, Nsisong Ntuk said: “Today, Saturday 1st May 2021, the chairman of Ikono LGA received a distress call about the invasion of the Police Station at Ibiaku Ntok Okpo by criminals alleged to be members of the Eastern Security Network by 3am.

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“In the ensuing melee, two police officers were killed, five vehicles burnt, a policewoman on night duty was critically injured, and a flag hoisted at the police station stolen.

“On getting the alarming information, chairman, Nyakno Okoibu, and the Chief Security Officer of the Local Government Area swung into action by arriving at the scene of the mayhem with his retinue of aides.

“Proactive measures have been taken to ensure that normalcy is restored to the area of attack and other parts of the Local Government Area.”


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