Sign in
Download Opera News App

Public Safety

 

Crime Justice

 

Murder

Less than 24 Hours to Christmas, Gunmen Kill 3 Police Officers in Benue

Barely 24 hours to Christmas day, armed gunmen stormed the residence of the Katsina Ala Local Government chairman in Benue State and killed three police officers guarding him.

According to the Benue State Police Command Spokesperson, the gunmen stormed the Chairman's residence in the early hours of today morning.

The Chairman, Mr Alfred Atera was not hurt but three police officers in an effort to wade off the attackers were killed, she said.

Governor Samuel Ortom while reacting to the assassination attempt on Mr Alfred Atera condemned the attack and consoled with families of the deceased cops.

Katsina Ala is the home town of the late notorious criminal Terwase Agwaza otherwise known as Gana that was recently killed by the military.

Add Comments and Share. Thank you.

OPERANEWS avails you the latest news content at your finger tips, so kindly CLICK the FOLLOW ICON to link up for more informative and enlightening articles and ENSURE to SHARE and LIKE this POST.

Content created and supplied by: HeadlineNews (via Opera News )

Alfred Atera Benue State Katsina Ala Samuel Ortom Terwase Agwaza

COMMENTS

Load app to read more comments