In line with a report by Every day Put up, some gunmen who’re but to be recognized, have attacked a police patrol crew on Kolo-Ogbia highway in Ogbia Native Authorities Space of Bayelsa State and injured an officer.
DAILY POST learnt that the assault, which occurred within the early hours of Tuesday when the assailants invaded the neighborhood, triggered rigidity within the space.
The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Asinim Butswat, confirmed the event to our correspondent on Wednesday.
In line with him, a police inspector was injured throughout the assault and his rifle was seized.
“Cops who have been conducting cease and search operations alongside Kolo-Ogbia Highway have been attacked by gunmen suspected to be cultists, on 11 October 2021, at about 2245hours.
“A Police inspector was fatally injured and his rifle was carted away. An investigation is ongoing to apprehend the gunmen and recover the stolen rifle”, the PPRO acknowledged in a textual content forwarded to DAILY POST.