April 16, 2024

April 16, 2024

Hoodlums Raze Anambra LG Headquarters, Police Station

A gang of hoodlums numbering about 30 have set ablaze the Neni Police station as well as the headquarters of the Anaocha Local Government Area in Anambra state.

It was gathered that the gangsters who were said to be armed to the teeth, stormed the area between 3am and 4am early Thursday and perpetrated the havoc.

The source said that the gangsters also whisked away some police operatives, including female police personnel at the police station.

When contacted, the Anambra State Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Tochukwu Ikenga stated that although the hoodlums attacked the police station with Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDs, they however, did not take away any arms, and, did not whisky away any police personnel.

He stated that the hoodlums were successfully subdued by the superior fire-power of the operatives who engaged them, thereby forcing them to flee.

The state police spokesman stated further that operations were still ongoing in the area as at time he was reacting to sad development.

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