(CSP) Fatmann Dooiyor, Chief Superintendent of Police has been killed by unknown gunmen.
The slain police officer was the DPO for Omuma, Governor Hope Uzodimma’s community in Oru East Local Government Area of Imo State, NEWS MAIL NG learnt.
He was among those who tried to repel the attack .
It was gathered that the unknown gunmen invaded the building on the day Nnamdi Kanu was to be arraigned in court in Abuja. CSP Mike Abattam the spokesperson of the Imo State police command told newsmen that six of the unknown gunmen were shot dead by the police while 11 othere got apprehended.
Abattam added that the gunmen in a convoy of three vehicles invaded the Omuma community but were repelled by police led by the Area Commander, ACP Benjamin Abang.
Abattam said, “The tactical teams of the command immediately swung into action, ambushed and launched a surprising attack on the convoy of the bandits which resulted to the neutralisation of six of the bandits while 11 of them were arrested to the station.
“Unfortunately, the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Fatmann Dooiyor paid the supreme price.
“The teams later recovered the three vehicles abandoned by the bandits to the station which includes, two Toyota Highlander SUV vehicles with registration numbers Abia MBL 517 AT and LAGOS, JJJ 984 EL respectively and a milk colour unregistered Lexus Jeep to the station.
“Presently, the command’s tactical teams and Special forces led by ACP Evans E.Shem are combing the bush for possible arrest of the bandits that fled into the bush,” the statement added.