June 15, 2024

June 15, 2024

Four Armed Gangs Killed By Security Operatives In Anambra

Operatives of the Anambra Police Command have killed four members of an armed gang, who attacked two police stations in the state on Sunday night.

Spokesperson for Command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, who confirmed the incident said its operatives repelled the attacks on Ekwulobia police station in Aguata local government area and Neni police station in Njikoka local government area.

Giving details of the operations, Ikenga said, “The operatives demobilised four of the armed hoodlums and recovered 17pieces of 7.62mm live ammunition for Ak 47 rifle, 107 pieces of expended 7.62mm ammunition for Ak47 rifle; seven pieces of expended cartridges for 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.”

He said, “Preliminary information reveals that one out of the four demobilised miscreants, now late, Mr Onyebuchi Okoye ‘M’ 34 years, 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.”

“We caught the woman with $100 and N500,000. The lady is still in our centre in Bwari. She is undergoing profiling because she has not been able to give us all the relevant information and how she came about the money.” Mr Shaka said.

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