June 15, 2024

June 15, 2024

Gunmen Kill 2 Kogi Police Officers In Ambush Attack

Two police officers attached to a patrol team were killed in an Ambush mounted by the gunmen along Agbaja road in Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State.

In a press statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, SP William Aya and made available to journalists in Lokoja said the hoodlums emerged from the bush and attacked the team when they arrived for their routine patrol.

He said the Command lost two personnel during the attack, as the hoodlums fled into the bush before the arrival of the re-enforcement team.

The statement added that the Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Police Command, CP Akeem A. Yusuf, immediately deployed a team of tactical operatives to the area while trailing the hoodlums to apprehend and bring them to book.

He further directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Investigation to commence an investigation into the incident.

The Commissioner of Police called on the residents of the area to assist the Police with credible information on the identity of the hoodlums to enable the Command to curtail their acts of criminality.

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