I dont know what happened, but the way they killed the policeman, with his head removed and what we heard they were shouting during the attack, shows that theres a problem in Aba, the resident reportedly said.
A retired police officer who pleaded anonymity stated that with the threat to attack more policemen in Aba, it is time the Inspector General of Police, the Commissioner of police and other security heads pay attention to what is happening in Ndiegoro, especially the areas linking it with OgborHill.
He said The police officer that was killed along Tenant Road by East Street had his head cut off, his arms carted away, and his uniform taken away as well.
when the assailants engaged them in gunfire.
On sighting the hoodlums, other police officers on the team allegedly fled the scene while Linus (a.k.a Agbalagba), an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), was attacked.
According to Vanguard, the criminals cut off the ASPs head and made away with his gun and service uniform.
A resident who pleaded anonymity reportedly told journalists that the gruesome killing on Tuesday had caused tension among residents of East Street, Ngwa Road, Akpu Road, Ndoki Street, Etche Road, and Ulasi Road, all within the Ndiegoro axis as the criminals were said to have threatened to attack more policemen and residents.
With what we heard, they said they have declared war on police and the residents.
Even the presence of Mopol 55, Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in Eziama and the antikidnaping unit, Aba Annex in Ndiegoro boundary with Ovom, is not enough.
Aba is densely populated, and places like this Ndiegoro and the other side of the River (OgborHill) and even the Umunkama area crimeprone.