Assailants fatally shoot law enforcement officers in Imo.


Unknown gunmen claimed the lives of two police officers in Ahaizu Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State on Monday, November 27.

The attack occurred at a filling station near Ahiara junction, where the policemen, assigned to the Ahiara police station, were ambushed. Tragically, two officers lost their lives, and others sustained injuries.

Confirming the incident, the state’s police spokesperson, Henry Okoye, stated:

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Aboki Danjuma, Commander 34 Artillery Brigade, and Joint Task Force (JTF) operatives are currently investigating the crime scene. They aim to gather evidence that may lead to the apprehension of the culprits responsible for the attack and the killing of two policemen at Ahiara Junction in Ahaizu Mbaise LGA of Imo State.”

In a separate incident, the traditional ruler of Otulu Autonomous Community in the neighboring Ezinihitte Mbaise LGA, Eze Joe Ochulor, was discovered dead in Aboh Mbaise LGA on Saturday, November 25.

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