Gunmen on Thursday attacked Ojoto Police station in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State, killing a police inspector.
Reports gathered that the attackers were 15 in number.
A source said that the police operatives on duty fought back and repelled the hoodlums, preventing them from setting the station ablaze.
“The hoodlums zoomed off when our men fought back and warded them off. They came in three Sienna vehicles, the police sources said.
When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu, said, ” I’m planning to visit the area. I will not respond until after visiting the place.
A Senior Police Officer in the State, who spoke on condition of anonymity confirmed the incident.
He said, “We lost one Inspector today [Thursday] again. The State Police Commissioner, Chris Owolabi, is preparing to visit the area.”