Gunmen kill two police :Two policemen have been allegedly killed by suspected members of Eastern Security Network (ESN) on Saturday in Akwa Ibom.
It was gathered that the hoodlums, who invaded Ikono Police Divisional Headquarters at Ibiaku Ntok Okpo around 3 am, burnt down five police vehicles and also injured a policewoman who was stationed on night duty.
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Thenation reported that, Police spokesperson, SP Odiko MacDon and Chief Press Secretary to Chairman of Ikono Local Government Area, Mr Nsisong Ntuk, confirmed the incident, he mentioned that the said hoodlums even hoisted their flag at the police station.
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He said the chairman has been taking great measures to ensure normalcy was reclaimed to the area and other parts of the LGA.
According to him;
Today, Saturday 1st May 2021, the Executive Chairman of Ikono Local Government Area received a distress call about the invasion of the Police Station at Ibiaku Ntok Okpo by criminals alleged to be members of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) by 3 am.
In the ensuing melee, two police officers were killed, five vehicles burnt, and a policewoman on night duty was critically injured, the flag hoisted at the police station stolen and destructive acts carried out by the invaders.