Two policemen were early hours of Monday shot death along the Okene-Ogori-Mangogo-Lagos road in Kogi Central by gunmen.
It was reliably gathered that the two policemen were on duty when they were attacked by the gunmen. Sources close to the Kogi State Police Command informed THISDAY that the suspected killers went away with their AK-47, adding that the command was every necessary move to arrest the gunmen.
Confirming the attack, the state Police Commissioner, Wilson Inalegwu, said they would definitely arrest the perpetuators, adding that it was a sad day for the command.
He assured members of the public that those behind the dastardly act would be arrested in the next few days.
Also speaking, the administrator of Ogori-Mangogo Local Government Council, Mr. Moses Akande, said it was unfortunate that the two policemen were killed by the gunmen when they were on duty. He urged the state police command to do everything possible to arrest the criminals.