Police operative in Rivers state on Friday, have arrested 22 persons in connection with the death of a policeman in Oyigbo Local Government Area of the state.
Yesterday, being Thursday, some angry individuals attacked a post of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, destroying operational vehicles and killing an the officer on duty.
Nnamdi Omoni, state Police Public Relations Offcer, said normalcy has been restored in the troubled spot .
He also disclosed that the state Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, had ordered an investigation into the incidents.
”Our SARS office in Oyigbo was attacked. We lost one of our personnel and our patrol vehicle was burnt. We have arrested 22 suspects in connection with the incident and investigation is ongoing.
“We have also stabilised the area and security beefed up”, Omoni said.