The Police Command in Enugu State has confirmed five persons dead after a police officer attached to a company went on rampage and attacked a compound in Enugu metropolis.
The police also said four persons suffered serious injuries as a result of the attack that took place on Sunday at about 9:30a.m. in Golf Estate, GRA, Enugu.
The state’s Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Aliyu, confirmed the incident in a statement issued on his behalf by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Daniel Ndukwe, in Enugu.
“The incident involved a police inspector attached to the Special Protection Unit (SPU) Base 9, Umuahia, Abia and said to be on duty at a lottery company located within the Golf Estate.
Mr Aliyu said that the police cop had been arrested and taken into custody pending the conclusion of investigation.