By Abimbola Ogunnaike
Unidentified gunmen have killed the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Isiowulu Police station, Awada, in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State on Monday, 20 February, 2023.
The attackers also killed two others before they stormed the police facility at about 2:18am and engaged the police officers in a gun duel. The hoodlums started shooting as they approached the police station and the gunshots lasted for several hours.
The gazellenews.com gathered that the police, with the help of the military men, quickly repelled and killed three of the assailants during the attack.
Two AK-47 rifles were recovered from them alongside the vehicles used for the operation.
The latest development comes less than 24 hours after gunmen attacked the 3-3 Police Divisional Office in Oyi Local Government Council, where about six of the hoodlums were killed.