Gunmen Kill Two Policemen in Kogi.

From Joseph Amedu, Lokoja


Some unidentified gun men on Tuesday invaded  Gegu  Police Station killing two Police officers on duty and a suspect in police cell.

This age reliably gathered that the bandits numbering five heavily armed with AK 47 invaded the Police Station at about 2.15am on Tuesday on Motorbike.

According to the source,  immediately they arrived the station,  they open fire to scared people away and then moved straight into the station and opened fire on the two Policemen on duty and also kill a suspect in police cell.

It was further gathered that the armed bandits made away with the police AK 47 and ransacked the station for more guns and ammunition.

The source added that the operation lasted for 30 minutes as the bandits took their time to operate freely due to lack of power during the attack. Motorists travelling during that hour made u-turn when they heard about the operation.

The Police Public Relations officer of the Kogi State Police Commande,  Mr. Williams Aya confirmed the attack.

According to him two Police officers were killed by the bandits while the suspect was injured.

He noted that the Police Command has commenced investigation of the attack.

Meanwhile corpses of the two police officers have been deposited in the mortuary of the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja by then Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) while the injured suspects is also receiving treatment in that same hospital.