A police station at Ibiaku Ntok Okpo in Ikono Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State has been invaded by gunmen.
It was gathered that the gunmen suspected to be members of the Easter Security Network invaded the police station, killed two officers, injured a policewoman on night duty, set five police vehicles ablaze, and also seize the flag hoisted at the station around 3 am today, May 1, 2021.
According to a statement released by the Press Secretary to the Chairman of Ikono Local Government Area, Nsisong Ntuk stated that “Today, Saturday 1st May 2021, the chairman of Ikono LGA received a distress call about the invasion of the Police Station at Ibiaku Ntok Okpo by criminals alleged to be members of the Eastern Security Network by 3 am.
“In the ensuing melee, two police officers were killed, five vehicles burnt, a policewoman on night duty was critically injured, and a flag hoisted at the police station stolen.
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