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Unknown Gunmen Attack SARS Office In Rivers, Kill Policeman, Set Vehicles Ablaze

Valentine Chinyem

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Unknown gunmen have attacked a Special Anti-Robbery Squad office in Oyigbo Local Government area of Rivers State.

A policeman died in the attack which took place at the station located along old Aba Road on Thursday.

The gunmen who shot sporadically, also set the police vehicles ablaze.

Spokesperson for the Rivers police command in the state, Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the incident, said 22 people have so far been arrested while order had been restored in the community.

He said, “Our SARS office in Oyigbo was attacked. We lost one of our personnel and our patrol vehicle was burnt. We have arrested 22 suspects in connection with the incident and investigation is ongoing.

“We have also stabilised the area and security beefed up.”

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