Unknown gunmen have launched an assault on a Naval checkpoint close to Enamel Ware Junction on Onitsha – Owerri Freeway in Anambra State.
The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, who confirmed the incident to newsmen on Wednesday, stated that the command despatched a response group to the scene after it acquired a misery name that there was sporadic capturing within the space.
“On receipt of the Data, a response group was despatched there to repel the assault.
“Nevertheless, ongoing investigations revealed that the hoodlums arrived the checkpoint in an unmarked tinted automobile,” he stated.
Ikenga, who declined touch upon whether or not there was any casualty in the course of the assault, stated efforts have been ongoing to apprehend these behind the assault.
NAN studies that he assured the general public of the command’s resolve to flush out criminals from the state.
Recall that unknown gunmen on Monday killed no fewer than 9 individuals together with minors, in Ukpomachi village, Awkuzu, Oyi Native Authorities Space of the state.
The incident had left college students of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu College (COOU) in Anambra, residing off the Igbariam campus, to flee their off-campus lodges for worry of reprisal assault.
Gunmen assault Naval checkpoint in Anambra