Ebonyi State police command says attack on one of her divisional headquarters at Ugbuodo in Ebonyi local government area of Ebonyi State Sunday, has been repelled with one of the attackers guned down and his AK47 rifle, GSM phone, and jacknife recovered from him.
According to a press release signed by the police public relations officer Ebonyi State, DSP Loveth Odah, the attackers numbering about twenty came in a Mitsubishi vehicle while others jumped through the fence on foot and started shooting sporadically at the policemen on duty.
The statement has it that they were swiftly challenged and reppelld back with one of the attackers killed as others fled with various degrees of gun shot injuries. However one of the officers is said to have paid the Supreme price.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police Ebonyi State CP Aliyu Garba has since visited the Division for an on the spot assessment of the situation and has also ordered a manhunt for the fleeing hoodlums with a view to arresting them for prosecution