Gunmen Allegedly Attack Governor Uzodiinma 's Community

Police in Imo State have repelled armed bandits in convoy of three vehicles from attacking  Governor Hope Uzodinma's community of Omuma in Oru East LGA of Imo State.

Confirming the incident, the Command's Public relations officer, Micheal Abattam said the Omuma Area Commander,  Benjamin Abang alerted the tactical teams of the state command based on information of sighting bandits moving in  convoy into Omuma Town, 

Working on this information, the tactical teams immediately swung into action,  ambushed and launched a surprised attack on the convoy of the bandits.

 As a result of the ambush, six members of the bandits were neutralised while eleven (11) of them arrested.

 The police unfortunately lost its Divisional Police Officer,  Fatmann Dooiyor in the process.

The teams also recovered the three vehicles abandoned by the bandits.

The Police is Intensifying effort to further comb surrounding bush for possible arrest of more bandits who fled into the bush. 

Meanwhile,  the Commissioner of Police in the State Abutu Yaro,  has warned that bandits with penchant for  sporadic incursion from neighbouring states should keep off Imo state or face dire consequences.



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