Unidentified gunmen have killed two police officers and one detained suspect after invading Gegu Police Station on Lokoja-Abuja Road on Tuesday.
The five bandits who were reportedly armed with AK- 47 rifles, invaded the police station around 2.15am on Tuesday on motorcycles.
According to eyewiteness, immediately the bandits arrived in the station, they opened fire to scare people away and moved into the station, where they shot the two policemen on duty and a suspect.
The gunmen made away with the police AK-47 rifles and ransacked the station for more guns.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the Kogi State Police Commander, Mr. William Ayah, confirmed the attack, adding that while the two policemen died, the suspect was injured.
He said, “The command has commenced investigation into the attack.”
Meanwhile, the corpses of the two policemen have been deposited in the mortuary of the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, by the Federal Road Safety Commission, while the injured suspect is receiving treatment in the hospital.