Yet to be identified Gunmen at the early hours of Saturday attacked the Adavi Division of the Nigeria Police.
A Statement by the State Police Public Relations Officer, Williams Aya said officers on duty repelled the attack but 3 Policemen were killed in the cause of exchanging gun fire.
According to the PPRO, some of the hoodlums escaped with gun wounds, saying investigation into the matter has commenced.
“Today 23/4/2022 the Command received report of the unfortunate incident at Adavi Police Division where some hoodlums attacked the station from the opposite direction shooting sporadically, but were repelled by the men on duty and operatives of the Quick Response Unit who were on special operations at the Local Government.”
“However, the Command lost three of it’s officers during the gun duel, while the hoodlums fled with gun shot wounds as they could not get access to the station.”
The Commissioner of Police, Kogi Command, CP Edward Egbuka, psc (+), has however deployed team of tactical operatives to the area and restored normalcy while trailing the hoodlums with a view to apprehend and bring them to book.
The Commissioner of Police use this medium to call on the people of Adavi and the adjoining communities to be on the lookout and report any body seen with bullet wounds to the Police or any other Security Forces nearest to them.
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