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Gunmen Attack ‘Beer Parlour’, Kill One, Injure Others

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One person have been killed and many others injured after three gunmen attacked Royal Garden Relaxation Spot in Egume, Dekina LGA in Kogi on Friday.

The attack was confirmed in a statement on Saturday by the Kogi Police Command spokesman, DSP William Aya.

Naija News reports that the gunmen shot sporadically into the premises of the relaxation spot at about 7:45 pm on Friday.

DSP Aya said the Divisional Police Officer in Dekina mobilized operatives to the scene immediately after learning about the incident.

“He met one yet to be identified body lying in pool of his blood and moved him to a nearby hospital where he was confirmed dead.

“The body was deposited at the hospital for autopsy,” the statement said.

According to the statement, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Ayuba Ekpeji has deployed a team of operatives to hunt for the hoodlums.

He assured that the police will arrest the attackers and prosecute them.

Ekpeji advised members of the public to be observant and report suspicious movements or objects around them, as well as activities of criminal elements within their neighbourhoods, to security agencies.

Source: Naija News

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