Police gunned down four members of an armed gang in Anambra state.

POLICE in Anambra have killed four members of an armed gang that attacked two police stations in Anambra State, last night.

  A source in Ekwulobia, Aguata Local Government Area said the armed men arrived at the Police Station at about 8 pm but were confronted by policemen on duty.

  “We didn’t sleep last night because of fear. Shooting started in Ekwulobia at about 8 pm and continued into the night at about 11 pm,” the source said.

Spokesperson for Anambra State Police Command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the attack in a press release which

made available to newsmen in Awka, today.

  According to Ikenga, police operatives were able to confront and kill four of the hoodlums on sighting their invasion.

 The operatives demobilised four of the armed hoodlums and recovered 17pieces of 7.62mm live ammunition for Ak 47rifle, 107 pieces of expended 7.62mm ammunition for Ak47 rifle, seven pieces of expended cartridges for a pump-action, 10 pieces of expended 7.62mm long for Lar rifle, one big hammer, three phones and a wallet containing identity cards and some ATM cards.

Preliminary information reveals that one out of the four demobilised miscreants, now late, Mr Onyebuchi Okoye “M” 34years, who led the attack on Aguata Divisional headquarters was arrested earlier on 4th November 2021 with a revolver pistol and six 9mm ammunition by Police Operatives.

  He was charged to court for conspiracy to commit felony and unlawful possession of firearms under section 495 of the criminal code and on 21/01/2022 was granted bail by the Court,” Ikenga said.

the attack on Aguata Divisional headquarters was arrested earlier on 4th November 2021 with a revolver pistol and six 9mm ammunition by Police Operatives.  

He was charged to court for conspiracy to commit felony and unlawful possession of firearms under section 495 of the criminal code and on 21/01/2022 was granted bail by the Court,” Ikenga said.

  He also revealed that the Neni police station was also attacked, but the gunmen fled the scene due to the superior firepower of the police operatives on duty.

  He said both stations are intact and no arms or life was lost.

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