Night life and businesses in port Harcourt have suffered another blow as gunmen invade a popular night club ‘THE BOSS’ in what looks like a failed kidnap attack killed four persons. One of the handlers of the night club who pleaded anonymity decried the constant attacks on their businesses by suspected hoodlums and other touting going on that area. ‘’He said we are just managing to stay afloat, with huge wage bills, different types of settling of the boys, government agents, Touts and petty thieves who harass ladies and snatching of hand sets.
Recall that A Similar Incident happened a week ago at a ENEKA the outskirts of Port Harcourt where gunmen open fire at football lovers watching their favorite games at a viewing center in that area.
However, the rivers state police command has confirmed the death of two policemen and a civilian at a popular night club around the GRA axis on woji Road.
The police PRO Nnamdi Omoni told correspondent that the suspected kidnapers had stormed the night club at 10 PM last night and opened fire on the gathering which killed two policemen and a civilian
He said the hoodlums were however repelled by a gallant police officer who also got bullet wounds.
A statement by the PPRO reads, ‘’On 5/5/19 at about 2200Hrs, unknown gun men attacked four Policemen on duty in GRA where in a surprised attack, shot two of our men, while one of the Officers who was gallant enough, repelled them and killed one of the armed robbers and recovered three AK47 rifles, including the one belonging to the dead armed robber, which was loaded with sixty rounds of live ammunition.
Meanwhile other members of the gang with gunshot wounds escaped.
The Command has declared serious manhunt for them.
The onslaught has just begun and no efforts will be spared in smoking them out and bringing them to Justice.
The Command wishes to appeal to the public to remain steadfast and continue to support the Police by helping us with useful information.
You can therefore reach us through the following security numbers:
DC OPS – 08035902114
DC SCIID – 08033046079
O/C SIB – 08033544926
POLICE CONTROL ROOM – 08032003514
PPRO – 08033396538