Abia Police Command has arrested 4 individuals in reference to the killing of a police inspector, Princewill Divine.
The state’s Commissioner of Police, Mrs Janet Agbede disclosed this whereas briefing newsmen in Umuahia on Friday, NAN reviews.
Agbede mentioned the late Divine was among the many 5 Police Cell Power personnel hooked up to twenty-eight and 55 squadrons, attacked on September 7, at Okagwe Junction, Ohafia.
She mentioned the policemen have been attacked by about 30 yet-to-be-identified gunmen at a bus cease pavilion situated on the nip level the place they have been taking shelter throughout heavy rainfall.
“The criminals, armed with weapons, machetes and different harmful weapons, unexpectedly shot on the policemen and cruelly used machetes on the policemen who in-turn retaliated.
“One of many policemen, Inspector Princewill Divine, died immediately, one other had his wrist lower off, whereas others have been left with various levels of damage,” she mentioned.
She additionally mentioned the culprits who may need sustained bullet wounds, carted away three AK47 rifles with some ammunition.
In keeping with her, the 4 individuals arrested in reference to the incident have been serving to within the investigation to make sure additional arrests and restoration of police firearms.
She, nonetheless, appealed to medical and trado-medical practitioners inside and out of doors the state to report any individual seen or introduced with bullet wound(s) to the police or any nearest safety company.