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DPO, Pregnant policewoman, two others killed in Edo

Four Police operatives in Afuze Police Station, Edo State, murdered by persons suspected to be gunmen. Afuze is the administrative headquarters of Owan East Local Government Area of Edo State.

Those killed included a pregnant Police Sergeant simply recognized as Justina. The DPO and the DCO of the station and one other were also killed. The slain policewoman was said to have been recently transferred from Benin to Afuze, and was said to have been on duty at the Police Station when the hoodlums struck.

It was gathered that the assailants attacked the DPO’s office with dynamite, before they shot other Police operatives on duty. Unconfirmed reports had it that the DPO, who had been at home, was lured back to the station under the pretence that he had some visitors.

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The gunmen, who were said to be heavily armed, reportedly broke into the cells and released everyone in custody.

It was, however, gathered that three of the fleeing suspects have since been rearrested. The suspects also reportedly invaded INEC premises in Afuze, where they allegedly set ablaze a Police Hilux van.

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