Armed men storm Afuze police station in Edo kill DPO, three officers

Armed men on Tuesday stormed Afuze police station  in Owan East Local Government Area of Edo state, killing a Divisional Police Officer, pregnant female police officer and two other policemen.

A witness who gave her name as Mercy Okoje speaking to WEST AFRICA REPORTERS (WAR) via a telephone from Edo state said the armed men after the attack on the police station went to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office and set ablaze a police van that was packed at the commission premises.

An insider source from the Department of State Security Services (DSS) confirmed the attack and said it is under investigation.

He promise that police will unravel those behind the attack and reason for their action.

They will face prosecution and be punished according to law, he assured.

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