Rivers Police Confirm Checkpoint Attacks
Rivers state Police Command has confirmed the checkpoint attacks on security personnel along Omagwa-Isiokpo-Elele road.
However he did not give details of casualties.
The Command’s Spokesman, SP Nnamdi Omoni, said: ” I can confirm the attack on security Personnel along the Omagwa/Isiokpo/Elele Owerri Road
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“The CP Eboka Friday has launched a full scale Investigation into the dastardly attack with a view to arresting the perpetrators and bringing them to justice.
“Meanwhile the Area is calm with reinforced and increased joint Patrols that stretch the entire areas by the security agencies.
“So far, the State is calm and secure and no cause for alarm”. Omoni said.
P.M News reported that eight security personnel were killed at various checkpoints on the road linking Port Harcourt and Owerri, in well coordinated attack at about midnight.
File Photo: CP Eboka Friday, Commissioner of Police Rivers State