Police officer missing as unknown gunmen attack Enugu police station

A policeman has been declared missing after unknown gunmen attacked Umulokpa Police Division in Uzouwani local government area of Enugu State.

The attack took place on Saturday, 9th October, 2021.

A yet to be identified female officer has been uncounted for, the armouty of the division emptied, the CCTV facility destroyed and operational vehicles destroyed.

Enugu State Commissioner of Police, CP Abubakar Lawal has ordered the state Criminal Investigation Department, CID, to commence a full-scale investigation to locate the missing officer and arrest the attackers.

A statement by ASP, Daniel Ndukwe, the command’s Public Relations officer said CP Lawal gave the order on Monday, when he visited the scene of the incident.

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“The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, CP Abubakar Lawal, fdc has ordered the State CID and tactical teams of the Command to intensify ongoing investigative efforts to locate a missing female personnel and fish out the yet-to-be identified hoodlums, who in their numbers attacked and vandalized vehicles and other items at Umulokpa Police Divisional Headquarters in Uzo-Uwani LGA, in the evening hours of 09/10/2021.

“He gave this order after leading a team of Senior Police Officers and Commanders of the Command’s tactical/operational teams to the scene.

“Meanwhile, the general public, particularly citizens of the State, have been enjoined to assist the Command with credible information and/or intelligence that will lead to the location of the said personnel and arrest of the assailants. Such information/intelligence, which will be treated confidentially, can be sent through contact042ppro@gmail.com or by calling 08032003702 or 08075390883.”

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