Rigidity has been reported throughout the Oyigbo axis of the boundary between Rivers and Abia State following report of abduction and killing of a Police officer by some hoodlums.
DAILY POST gathered that the Police Officer who’s connected to Particular Anti-Theft Squad, SARS is claimed to be a local of Enugu State and was allegedly kidnapped and killed by hoodlums suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB within the space.
The slain officer who was believed to be on particular obligation round Oyigbo reportedly took permission from his squad chief to exit searching for meals, Wednesday evening when he was kidnapped, taken to a bush path and slaughtered by his killers.
A supply throughout the space stated, “passersby who noticed the lifeless physique of the police alerted the Oyigbo Divisional Police who dispatched officers connected to tactical models of Operation Sting and Anti-Cultism and others to curtail the actions of the rampaging hoodlums who later retreated to a neighbouring state after the trade of fireplace”.
A senior officer who was a part of the operation revealed that the hoodlums mutilated the physique of the deceased officer indicating that the officer was killed, “in a really merciless method.”
When contacted, Spokesman of Rivers State Police Command, SP Nnamdi Omoni confirmed the incident however stated particulars of the event are nonetheless sketchy.
The Rivers State Police Command had in a pre-Independence Day tackle warned hoodlums appearing within the guise of the proscribed IPOB members to remain off the state or face the complete wrath of the regulation.