A Divisional Police Officer has been reportedly killed and several officers injured on Friday, October 23, as hoodlums attacked various police divisions in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State.
According to the Special Assistant on New Media to Nnewi South LGA Chairman, Comrade George Moore, the hoodlums in large number attacked Osumenyi Police Division, set it ablaze, vandalised patrol vehicles and motorbcycles. He said the DPO was killed while an officer was seriously injured and has been rushed to the hospital for medical attention.
He further disclosed that the hoodlums equally attacked Ezinifite Police station, also in Nnewi South. No death recorded.
The hoodlums equally set ablaze Amichi Police Station. They also attacked Amichi Vigilante Commander, injured his son and set all the cars in his compound on fire.
Similarly, the hoodlums attacked another police station in Ukpor, Nnewi South and carted away arms.