Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Many policemen feared dead as Naval officers attack police station in Calabar

Following the fight between a police traffic officer and a navy officer at a traffic light near Calabar Stadium along the airport road on Tuesday afternoon, the Navy officials has reportedly stormed a police division in Calabar, Southern Nigeria, killing some policemen.

Witnesses revealed that the attack, which began shortly after 8:30 p.m., was still underway as at 10:19 p.m. at Akim Divisional Headquarters.

“Some naval officers ran the red light and police traffic officers intervened, but rather than listen, they descended on the policemen and beat them up,” a witness said. “This was around 5 p.m.”

“Police officers now called for back up and and the Navy also called for reinforcement and they took over the road leading to the airport. But the Navy Commander and police commissioner in the state intervened and the two sides backed down,” the witness said.

“However, around 8:00 p.m., when everyone thought the matter had been resolved, naval officers descended on Akim Police Station and started shooting and burnt down the facility.

One of the witnesses later revealed that the fire fighters tried all their best to see that the fire die down but the naval officers blocked them from doing their jobjob.

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1 Response to "Many policemen feared dead as Naval officers attack police station in Calabar"

  1. It's was police officer who 1st shot a naval officer who dis obeyed d traffic rule