Nigerian Police Repel Suicide Attack in Borno State
- February 13, 2018
Nigerian Police have repelled a suicide attack on its location in Borno State, the Police Commissioner in the state, Damien Chukwu, stated this to reporters in Maiduguri.
Chukwu said two female suicide bombers who targeted the police facilities in Dikwa were killed by eagle eye police officers on Sunday night. He said the suicide bombers were sighted by personnel on duty, approaching the outpost from about 100 meters explaining that they were asked to halt their movement but after they did not heed the warning, they were gunned downed.
The commissioner also decried the rising spate of rape cases across local government areas in the state and called on stakeholders to sensitize the public on the ugly incidents. He lamented that several rape cases were being recorded on daily basis saying there was urgent need for religious, community and traditional leaders to map out effective modalities towards addressing the situation.
He added that some of the cases involved teenage girls being sexually abused by 60-year plus old men.