Armed Men Kill Two Police Officers In Taraba

Channels Television  
Updated January 27, 2021
A file photo of a police officer displaying the crest of the Nigeria Police Force. PHOTO: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV


Two police officers – a Sergeant and Constable were on Monday killed by some armed men in Karim Lamido Local Government Area of Taraba State.

The officers were on their way to their duty posts in Jen Community when the armed men attacked and killed them.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, David Misal confirmed the incident to Channels Television on Tuesday.

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” I regret to inform you that on the 25/01/21 at about 1900hrs, two policemen attached to Karim Lamido LGA were attacked and killed while on their way to their duty post at Jen community.

”The incident occurred at a point in an isolated area in Karim Lamido Jen road when two of the police officers a Sergeant and Constable stopped to rectify a fault noticed from the vehicle they are driving.

” Suddenly armed men emerged from the bush and opened fire on them,” Misal explained.

He added that an investigation has been launched into the incident.