Unknown gunmen allegedly dressed in police uniform have killed three police officers deployed to the the war zone between Ikwo local government area and Cross River State at Ofunakpa in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
Africa Update gathered that the gunmen had approached the policemen and shook hands with them; but to their dismay, these people opened fire, killing three on the spot.
A source said after the officers were gunned down, one was beheaded, while the assailants cut off the private part of another as it was only one person that his body parts were not tampered with.
The source further said that the command has sent reinforcement to the affected area. However, the deceased has been laid to rest.
One of the victims, Sergeant Terry who is a Yoruba indigene lived at Oroke-Onuoha at mile 50 in Abakaliki metropolis. His wife is nursing their two weeks old baby.