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Naval officers storm police station, maul sergeant, others in Delta

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Personnel of a Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Friday invaded the Enerhen Divisional Police Headquarters in Uvwie local government area of the State and beat up a Police sergeant simply identified as Kingsley.

The incident caused serious tension as the area was rocked by sporadic gunshots, forcing business owners to quickly shut down while other residents fled the area.

Sources disclosed that a newly commissioned officer attached to the NNS Delta in Warri had allegedly led other Naval officers to the Police station to set free a colleague earlier arrested by Policemen.

Meanwhile, the Navy personnel involved in the alleged invasion of the Police station and beating of the Police sergeant, has been arrested while investigation into the incident has commenced in full swing.

NNS Delta Base Operations Officer, Navy Commander Samuel Musa, did not respond to calls or text messages sent to his phone.

Similarly, Bright Edafe, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), kept mum over the incident when contacted for reaction.

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