Loading ...

Three cops face orderly room trial for losing rifles to gunmen in Enugu

Three cops face orderly room trial for losing rifles to gunmen in Enugu

Three cops face orderly room trial for losing rifles to gunmen in Enugu image
0

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested three policemen, who were said to have lost their AK-47 rifles to gunmen in the Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of the state.

Sources told our correspondent on Sunday that the policemen were attached to expatriates working at Ada Rice in the Adani community when gunmen invaded the farm and disarmed them, took away their rifles with fully loaded magazines.

The source said the command arrested the cops last Wednesday for explanation on their roles in the incident.

“The policemen are currently undergoing an orderly room trial,” said the sources.

The state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Aliyu, confirmed the incident and the arrest of the cops to our correspondent.

PUNCH Metro had reported that gunmen had on April 21, 2021 attacked the Adani Divisional Police Station and killed two cops.

But speaking with our correspondent on the telephone, the CP stated, “The command has deployed all its security gadgets to track the hoodlums and recover the weapons.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Copyright PUNCH.

All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from PUNCH.

Contact: [email protected]

Advertiment
    Write a Comment
    Advertiment
    arrow