Hoodlums have murdered inspector Egu Ominyi of the Ebonyi State Police Command
The attackers also snatched his AK47 rifle and also cut off his manhood.
The hoodlums committed the act after attacking and burning down a police station in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital.
In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Loveth Odah, the Commissioner of Police, Philip Maku, confirmed the incident on Thursday, NAN reports.
Maku stated that on October 26, the hoodlums regrouped in their large number and attached the Central Police Station, Abakaliki.
“Exhibit vehicles, tricycles/motorcycles and other police property seen within the station were burnt; they shot sporadically at the Policemen, and as a result, gruesomely murdered Insp. Egu Ominyi cut off his private part and snatched his AK-47 rifle.
“On October 21, the first of the protest in the state, two policemen, Paul Akpu and PC Ali Samson, sustained bullet injuries, and two days later, one of the victims, Akpu, died while on admission at Alex-Ekwueme Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki.
“The hoodlums proceeded to B Division KpiriKpiri/C Division Ekumenyi (Eke-Abe Police Station) and set the two stations on fire, after looting exhibit motorcycles, Plasma TVs, Fans and other valuables from the exhibit rooms.
“On Wednesday, 28/10/2020 at about 4 am, the hoodlums again stormed Ezza North Divisional Headquarters, vandalized the building, burnt two vehicles and Exhibit motorcycles”, the statement added.