The Police in Anambra State have confirmed the killing of one in all its males by unknown gunmen within the state, Thursday night.
The state police command’s spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, confirmed this to DAILY POST in a press launch.
He mentioned the attackers who have been but to be recognized, got here in three Sienna autos, numbering over 20 and engaged the policemen in a taking pictures match, injuring two personnel within the course of.
Ikenga mentioned the injured males have been later have been taken to the hospital, whereas one in all them was confirmed lifeless.
His affirmation launch learn, “There was assault on Police patrol crew at Okacha junction Neni, Anaocha LGA by but to be recognized gunmen whereas on nipping level in the present day 18/3/2021 at about 4:30pm.
“The hoodlums numbering over twenty with three Sienna buses and bikes engaged the police in a gun-duel which lasted for over 30mins earlier than reinforcements from the State headquarters forcing the hoodlums to flee.
“Because of this, two police operatives sustained gunshot accidents and rushed to the hospital for medical consideration, the place one was confirmed lifeless by a medical physician.
“The Commissioner of police CP MB Kuryas visited the scene for on the spot evaluation. In the meantime, investigation is ongoing and energy is being intensified to be able to unravel perpetrators of the heinous act and convey them to e book,” he mentioned.
Anambra CP confirms dying of policeman in Anaocha assault