Two individuals stated to be members of workers of the Nigeria Correctional Companies, NCS, connected to Ekwulobia Prisons in Anambra State have reportedly been killed by unknown gunmen.
The boys had been alleged to have been attacked and killed whereas escorting a van conveying inmates of the jail to the court docket for listening to at about 11am on Friday.
Two policemen and three troopers had additionally been killed by unknown gunmen, the day prior to this in two places within the state, with their arms carted away, whereas a police van was set ablaze.
In the meantime, DAILY POST gathered that at about 4am on Friday, a police station in the identical Ekwulobia was attacked by gunmen however the assault was rapidly repelled by officers on responsibility.
Ekwulobia station is among the many police stations razed through the EndSARS protest and was not too long ago rebuilt.
The Public Relations Officer of the Anambra State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Centre, Mr Francis Ekechukwu confirmed the assault, saying the command was devastated by the information of the assault.
“You already know this (assault) has been on for someday now, however we by no means envisaged it would get to us. Sure, there was an assault on our males, and two individuals had been killed. Certainly one of them is our workers, however the different will not be.
“We’re nonetheless investigating. We’ll subject a press launch about this quickly, however for now, we are attempting to unravel the way it occurred and to go after the criminals. It was a gun duel, however two individuals had been killed in consequence,” Ekechukwu informed DAILY POST.
The spokesperson of the state Police Command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga additionally confirmed the assault on Ekwulobia station however added that the lads on responsibility overpowered the attackers, inflicting them to flee.
BREAKING: Unknown gunmen kill two NCS workers, assault Police station in Anambra