Richard Ginika Izuora
The Enugu State Police Command, has launched investigation into attempt by gunmen to attack the Ezeagu Police Divisional Headquarters on Friday, October 8.
Operatives however, dislodged the attackers who attempted to invade the Division located in Aguobu-Owa community in Ezeagu Local Government Area of the State.
Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, confirmed that the incident took place in the morning hours of October 8.
Ndukwe, said during the fierce gun duel between the Police operatives and the hoodlums; a Police officer sustained a bullet wound and was rushed to an undisclosed hospital.
“Full scale investigation has commenced to fish out the yet-to-be identified hoodlums; who operating in a black-coloured Corolla car, attacked Ezeagu Police Divisional Headquarters.
‘‘The hoodlums were gallantly resisted by police operatives on duty.
“However, a policeman, who sustained gunshot injury, was rushed to the hospital and he is responding to treatment,” he said.