We Killed One Unknown Gunman In Anambra State – Police

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Anambra State Police Command, in the early hours of Thursday, said they have foiled an attack by unknown gunmen at Nteje Divisional headquarters, in the Oyi Local Government Area of the State.

This was following a distress call as the station came under attack by a deadly gang.

The operation against the attack was led by Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng, at about 3am.

One of the gunmen was neutralised while the other gang members fled the scene.

Items recovered by the operatives included one type O6 rifle, one magazine and 53 live ammunition of 5.56mm and charms.

A statement by the Command said, “The Police Operatives decisively dealt with the assailants.

“During the gun duel, one of the gunmen was neutralised and due to the superior fire of the Police operatives, the other assailants fled the scene. The station was secured and all police operatives and arms are intact.

“The CP, while reiterating that the Command will not relent in delivering on its mandate on the protection of life and properties, commended the officers and men of the Command for their perseverance and painstaking efforts to weed out all criminal elements in the State.”

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