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Gunmen Attack Police Patrol In Enugu, kill ASP And Inspector

Unknown gunmen have killed two police officers in Enugu State.

The incident happened on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at about 7:30 p.m. along the Udi-Ozalla Road as the Operation Restore Peace Enugu team was on routine patrol.

A police source who confirmed the incident to the reporters identified the slain officers as Danjuma Joseph, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), and Inspector Abu Elamaje.

According to the report they were allegedly rushed to the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Ituku-Ozalla for treatment but they could not make it.

It was further gathered that their bodies were deposited at the hospital’s mortuary for post-mortem examination while Inspector Udeme Udomeng who sustained bullet wounds was treated and discharged.

“MINE and other command tactical teams reinforced at area of incident on cordon and search operation for possible arrest of suspects. Further development shall be communicated,” the source said.


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