Police in Kwara state have affirmed the demise of their officer
who was assaulted with a scoop and a wood by a speculated man man in Ilorin, the state capital.
AYNAIJANG NEWS discovered that the perished policeman, just recognized as Sgt. Abu, was connected to Omu-Aran Police Division in the north-focal state.
Abu was said to be inside the premises of the police headquarters when he was assaulted on Tuesday evening by the attacker.
He was reportedly rushed to a private hospital in the town, but was later transferred to Ido Medical Centre in Ekiti State where he died on Wednesday.
Eyewitnesses said the attacker, said to be showing signs of insanity, was armed with a cutlass and other dangerous weapons.
“I was on my motorcycle when I saw the fleeing man holding a cutlass and a wood,” an eyewitness told NAN.
“He was wearing a red attire and we followed him. Later, some other motorcyclists joined in the chase and on getting to Taiwo Area, he stopped, dropped his weapons and raised up his hands.
“It was in the process that he was arrested by the police and moved to the station.”
Meanwhile, police have begun investigation into the incident, according to Ajayi Okasanmi, the police spokesperson in the state.