Anambra Police Bust 4-Man Armed Gang

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  • Neutralise One, Arrest Three.
  • Recovers Barreta Pistol, Dagger.

Police Officers attached to Anambra State Police Command have smashed an armed gang at Igboukwu in Aguata LGA.

The gang which boarded a commercial bus from Nnewi today, Sunday 14th January, 2024 arrived Police Checkpoint and were stopped for a search. One of the hoodlums alighted, pulled a baretta pistol and was gunned down.

A search of the bag they were travelling with yielded a concealed dagger.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye who praised the Police Personnel for their vigilance has directed State Criminal Investigation Department to take over the case for thorough investigation.

He has also ordered the immediate release of two elderly passengers who boarded the bus at a different location.

The Command wishes to assure the good people of Anambra State that it will always live up to its responsibility in safeguarding lives and property of all law abiding citizens in the State.

DSP Tochi Ikenga
Police Public Relations Officer,
Anambra State Police Command,
Awka.

14th January, 2024.

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