One expatriate killed, two missing in Ajaokuta attack – Police

The Kogi Police Command says two Indian expatriates are lacking following Friday night assault on a convoy of prime administration employees of West Africa Ceramics Firm Ajaokuta, Kogi.

Kogi Commissioner of Police Edward Egbuka made the disclosure on Saturday in a press release issued by the Command’s picture maker William Ovye-Aya in Lokoja.

“We simply found that two expatriates of the West Africa Ceramics Firm Ajaokuta had been kidnapped by hoodlums that launched an assault on their convoy alongside Lokoja-Ajaokuta highway.

“Our findings additionally confirmed that just one expatriate was killed together with the 2 police inspectors and two drivers of the ceramic firm.

“Whereas we condemn in sturdy time period the dastardly act of the attackers, we’re resolute to trace them (hoodlums) down and rescue the expatriates unharmed.

“The police additionally want to refute the insinuation that the hoodlums took away some AK-47 weapons belonging to our officers in the course of the assault,” he mentioned.

Mr Egbuka appealed to the general public to report any suspicious character or motion to the safety businesses for mandatory motion.

He mentioned that the our bodies of the 5 victims had been deposited on the morgue of ASCOL Medical Centre in Ajaokuta Metal Complicated. (NAN)


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