Two policemen attached to the Ogbor Hill Police Division in Aba, Abia State, were killed by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers when they responded to a distress call at a supermarket near Ukaegbu Junction, along Ikot Ekpene Road, Ogbor Hill.
Abia State Police spokesman, DSP Ezekiel Onyeke, who confirmed the incident, told newsmen that the police team got a distress call from a resident that armed robbers were operating in their area.
According to Onyeke, “the police team responded to a distress call, but the robbers were on their way back when they met the police team and opened fire. Two policemen were shot dead, while others sustained injuries.”
He disclosed that the injured policemen were now receiving medical attention at an undisclosed hospital in the city and appealed to the public to assist the police with useful information that could lead to the arrest of the robbers.