Police launch manhunt for Imo killers

The Imo State Police Command has launched a manhunt for the killers of four police officers attached to the Agwa Divisional Police Headquarters in the state’s Oguta Local Government Area.

Gunmen had on Friday night attacked the police station, killed four cops, and burnt vehicles at the premises.

They also went to the house of an Okada rider identified simply as Ejike, shot him dead, shot his wife before fleeing the community.

Confirming the incident, the police spokesperson for the command, Micheal Abattam, said the command was on the trail of the suspects.

He linked the attack to the militant wing of the Indigenous people of Biafra, Eastern Security Nework.

Abattam disclosed that the state Commissioner of Police, Muhammed Berde, had visited the attacked police station and also visited the traditional ruler of the community, Eze I.O. Asor.

The police spokesperson said the CP assured the people of the community that the police in the state were on the trail of the suspects and were ready and committed to protecting lives and properties.

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