Pandemonium as Gunmen Kill Police Officer

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‘They came for his rifle’ — Gunmen kill Police sergeant in Calabar

After a police sergeant named Peter Ikwen was killed by unidentified gunmen on Friday night, chaos broke out on Egerton Street in the Calabar South Local Government area on Saturday morning.

When confirming the tragic occurrence over the phone with newsmen, Police Public Relations Officer SP Irene Ugbo said it was unfortunate and would not go unpunished.

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According to the information I have, the incident happened this morning around 8:00 am.

He had just left the Obong’s palace, where he was stationed for duty, but he was also attached to the Atakpa Division, so he wanted to take a moment to relax before he was shot.

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“While he was on the move, his attackers ambushed him close to a trash can not far from the Obong palace and shot him.

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The long arm of the law would undoubtedly catch up with them, she added, “They also took away his firearm in the process.

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We commiserate with the family of the dead, but we will not relent in pursuing those who did this.

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