Onueke Police Station in Ezza South Local Government Area of Ebonyi state was attacked by gunmen on Friday night killing three police officers and also carted away rifles.

Candidreporters.com also gathered that two other policemen sustained injury during the attack.

The attackers reportedly carted away two AK 47 rifles from the police station.

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The police spokesperson in the state, Loveth Odah, confirmed the incident.

She said the corpses of the slain officers had been deposited in a mortuary while the two who sustained bullet wounds were receiving treatment.

Ms Odah urged the general public to provide the police with information that could lead to the arrest of the attackers.

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In her words: “Yes, three policemen were killed in the attack. We don’t know the identity of the attackers yet; and we are calling on the general public to provide information to the police in order to hunt down the perpetrators of this heinous crime,”

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