In Cross River another Police Station in State has been attacked by unknown gunmen, carting away arms.
This occurred in Ekori in the Yahuu local government area of Cross River State. A source said the gunmen went away with AK 47 after beating up policemen on duty.
“The hoodlums invaded the Police Station located at Ekori community of Yakurr with heavy weapons and attacked the officers,” the witness alleged.
The hoodlums scared away the officers on duty, beat one to stupor and made away with the AK-47 rifle of the policeman.
It was learnt that the attack led to the closure of the Ekori Police Station indefinitely and officers asked to move to Ugep Divisional Police, at the local government headquarters.
This is the third time that officers of the Nigeria Police Force have suffered attacks within two months in Cross River State.
The Deputy Police Public Relations Officer Igri Ewa confirmed the incident, saying investigations on the matter was going on.