Monday, 04 March, 2024


14 die as bandits attack Benue police station

Benue Police Command has confirmed 14 bandits have been killed in a gun duel following an attempted attack on a station in Katsina-Ala town, Benue state on Sunday morning.

Police spokesperson Kate Anene, a DSP , who confirmed the incident, said on Saturday, some suspected bandits were arrested and detained at Katsina-Ala Divisional Police Station for investigations.

But he said on Sunday morning, around 1am, some gunmen, numbering about 50, launched a blistering attack on the station in an attempt to free the suspects from custody.

Credit: The Nation


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