RIVERS STATE POLICE COMMAND CONFIRMS THE ATTACK ON SECURITY PERSONEL ALONG OMAGWA-ISIOKPO-ELELE-OWERRI ROAD
Written by miebaka ikiriko on April 27, 2021
Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the attack on security personnel along Omagwa-Isiokpo-Elele-Owerri Road in Ikwerre Local Government Area.
Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni said details were still sketchy but disclosed that the Commissioner of Police has launched a full scale investigation into the attack.
Omoni did not confirm if there were casualties, saying the area is calm and security beefed up.
Reports said the armed men attacked JTF Checkpoint along the Airport Road, Omagwa and Customs Checkpoint at Isiokpo.
According to the report two burnt corpses were recovered at the JTF Checkpoints and three at the Customs Checkpoints while a riffle was stolen from the JTF and two Hilux pickup Vans with Sirens taken from the Customs Officers.