Armed men attack Policemen on duty, cart away arms in Delta state

Suspected armed men have attacked some Policemen in Asaba, the Capital of Delta State, Nigeria, carting away with their arms, matcheted and injured some of the officers.

The Policemen were said to be on “Routine stop and search duty” when the incident occurred on Friday, January 10, DAILY POST reports.

Armed men attack Policemen on duty, cart away arms in Delta state

The armed men were said to have laid ambush in the area, inflicting serious injuries on the Policemen before carting away their arms.

The injured Policemen are said to be treated in an undisclosed hospital.

The Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Hafiz Inuwa confirmed the report in a telephone chat, he said,

”An incident was reported about two Policemen who were matcheted by armed men. It was on Friday the incident occurred.

“They(armed men) also carted away arms but we are doing everything possible to recover the arms as well as to arrest the suspects. “

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