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Again, gunmen attack police station in Anambra

 

Gunmen on Sunday attacked a police station in Mgbakwu in the Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State.



A source told our correspondent that the hoodlums carted away some arms and ammunition during the attack.



This brings the number of attacked police stations in the state within one week to four.



Anambra State, for two weeks now, has been under attacks by hoodlums.



No fewer than six policemen, four naval officers, two prison warders and others have been killed in the siege.



The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu who confirmed the Sunday incident, said the hoodlums were repelled by the policemen on duty.



While stating that the command was on top of the situation, he warned hoodlums to stay away from the state.



The PPRO said, “The Commissioner of Police, Monday Kuryas, has assured the people of the state that the command is not deterred by the criminal actions of some unscrupulous individuals and groups hell bent on fomenting and unleashing violence and mayhem in the state.



“He reiterates that the command will not relent in its commitment to delivering on its mandate of ensuring that peace, safety and order reign supreme in all nooks and crannies of the state.



“The CP stated this against the backdrop of the unwarranted attack by some armed hoodlums on the Mgbakwu Police Outpost, Awka North LGA, in the early morning hours of March 21, 2021.




“The hoodlums, armed with guns and weapons, had attempted to burn down the station, but were successfully repelled by the police personnel on duty.”




ovu: Monday, 22 March 2021 at 3/22/2021 10:25:00 am

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