Two Police Officers Killed As Gunmen Rampage Imo Community

By Damilare Adeleye

Residents of Ahiara Mbaise community in Imo State were thrown into tension on Monday as gunmen attacked the popular Ahiara junction.

It was learnt that the two police officers were killed during the attack, sending fear among residents of the community

In a video seen on Monday, a police officer could be seen lying lifeless and another in excruciating pain.

Some residents could be seen trying to help the injured police officer.

The Imo Police Spokesman, Henry Okoye, while confirming the incident, said a joint security personnel of the military and police are at the crime scene to track and apprehend the criminals.

He said: “The Commissioner of Police Imo State Command, CP Aboki Danjuma, Commander 34 Artillery Brigade and Joint Task Force (JTF) operatives combing the scene of crime for evidence that will possibly lead to the arrest of hoodlums responsible for the attack and killing of two Policemen at Ahaira Junction, in Ahaizu Mbaise LGA of Imo State.”