Female officer missing as gunmen attack Enugu Police station

By AdvocateNews on 11/10/2021

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A female police officer has been declared missing after unknown gunmen attacked Umulokpa Police Division in Uzo-Uwani local government area of Enugu State.

The state police command confirmed Monday that a yet to be identified female officer has been unacounted for following the attack that took place on Saturday, 9th October, 2021.

It was learnt that the armoury of the division was emptied, the CCTV facility destroyed and operational vehicles destroyed in the incident. 

Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Abubakar Lawal has already ordered the state Criminal Investigation Department, CID, to commence a full-scale investigation to locate the missing officer and arrest the attackers.

A statement by ASP, Daniel Ndukwe, the command’s Public Relations officer said CP Lawal gave the order on Monday, when he visited the scene of the incident.

“The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, CP Abubakar Lawal, fdc has ordered the State CID and tactical teams of the Command to intensify ongoing investigative efforts to locate a missing female personnel and fish out the yet-to-be identified hoodlums, who in their numbers attacked and vandalized vehicles and other items at Umulokpa Police Divisional Headquarters in Uzo-Uwani LGA, in the evening hours of 09/10/2021.

“He gave this order after leading a team of Senior Police Officers and Commanders of the Command’s tactical/operational teams to the scene.

“Meanwhile, the general public, particularly citizens of the State, have been enjoined to assist the Command with credible information and/or intelligence that will lead to the location of the said personnel and arrest of the assailants. Such information/intelligence, which will be treated confidentially, can be sent through contact042ppro@gmail.com or by calling 08032003702 or 08075390883."

Posted 11/10/2021 5:17:47 PM

 

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