Anambra: Police repel attack in Ihiala


… Recover one AK 47 rifle, 30 rounds of ammunition, two magazines, four vehicles

The operatives of the Anambra State Police command, at 9:30am today, successfully repelled an attack at Odata Central School, beside St Martin’s Church, Ihiala.

Exhibits recovered from the attackers include: one AK 47 rifle; two magazines with 30 rounds of ammunition; one Lexus 350 Jeep, one Rav 4 jeep; one Mercedes Benz and a Toyota Corolla.

A statement from the Police Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga disclosed that preliminary investigations revealed that the hoodlums started shooting sporadically while arriving Odata Central School but were successfully repelled by Police operatives and military on ground.

The statement added that no casualty was recorded by the police.

“Meanwhile, normalcy has been restored and operations are ongoing in the area for possible arrest of fleeing gang members”, the statement said.

Photo: CP Echeng Echeng, Commissioner of Police, Anambra State.

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