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Police repel attack on another station in Anambra

  Gunmen, in the early hours of Wednesday, attacked a police station in Anaku, Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra State.   They w...

 


Gunmen, in the early hours of Wednesday, attacked a police station in Anaku, Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra State.

 

They were however repelled by police officers on duty, causing the gunmen to flee.

 

Anambra State Police Command’s spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, who confirmed the incident, said the gunmen after being successfully repelled threw a locally made explosive into the compound, but no casualties were recorded.

 

He said police in Anambra are more determined now than ever, to protect all their facilities from attacks, and also face the attackers.

 

He said: “The Anambra police operatives are more firm and courageous, following the successful repelling of an attack in the early hours of today 20/4/2022 at Anaku divisional headquarters.

 

“The operatives stood firm and engaged the hoodlums which made them flee the scene. Also, the miscreants in a bid to escape threw bonfires inside the station and it affected three police operational vehicles. No casualty on part of the police and all police arms are intact.”

 

“Meanwhile, police reinforcement is already there, operation is still ongoing and further details shall be communicated,” he said.

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