Heavy Gunshots In Calabar As APC Primaries Turn Bloody, One Shot Dead, Policemen Injured
One person was allegedly shot dead and some policemen were injured when suspected hoodlums clashed with policemen on Friday in Calabar.
The incident happened at the Cultural Centre venue of the Akpabuyo/Bakassi, Calabar South Federal Constituency primary election of the All Progressives Congress.
Circumstances surrounding the incident could not be immediately ascertained as of the time of filing this report.
However, the state Police Command Public Relations Officer, Irene Ugbo confirmed the incident.
She said, “Some hoodlums attacked our Anti-Cultism/Kidnapping Squad and in the process, one of them was shot. Some of our officers were injured while some of the hoodlums were arrested and they are now in our custody.”
A policeman was killed last Monday during the House of Representative’s primary of the Peoples Democratic Party in Obudu, northern Cross River State.