Police Confirm Attack On Residents Of Akenawe Village, Logo LGA Of Benue State

The Benue State Police Command has confirmed an attack on members of Akenawe Village, Logo LGA by some armed men.

According to a statement on Monday, 3rd April 2023 signed by the Benue State Police spokesperson, SP Anene Sewuese Catherine, said that on Saturday, 1st April 2023, the command received that some armed men invaded Akenawe village, Logo Local Government Area, and shot sporadically, killed one person while four others sustained injuries.

She further said that Police patrol teams were immediately deployed to the area where five injured persons were taken to Abeda clinic for treatment one person has been confirmed dead and the corpse was deposited at the mortuary and four other persons are currently receiving treatment at the hospital.

“These victims were members of Akenawe village who were in their homes going about their normal businesses and not worshippers as alleged, SP Anene Catherine said.

She said that the Commissioner of Police, Benue State Command, CP. Wale Abbas condemned the attack and has ordered a detailed investigation into the case to ensure that perpetuators are brought to book.