The police in Anambra State have killed one gunman during an attack on the Ogidi Police Station in Idemili North Local Government Area of the state in the early hours of Monday, February 13.
The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, disclosed this to journalists in a press release. He stated that the hoodlums/arsonists came in their numbers with an unmarked Toyota Hiace bus, a Toyota Hilux and three motorcycles and started shooting indiscriminately while attempting to gain access in Ogidi Police Station, Idemili North.
?Today 13/2/2023 by 2:15 am, police operatives foiled an attack by armed men on the Ogidi Police station, demobilize one of the armed men, and recovered many expended cartridges and 25 litres of PMS. They came in their numbers with an unmarked Toyota Hiace bus, a Toyota Hilux and three motorcycles, and started shooting indiscriminately and attempted to gain access into Ogidi Police Station, Idemili North. They were fiercely resisted by police officers on duty and due to the superior gunfire of the operatives, the hoodlums fled the scene while one of the armed men was neutralized by the operatives.?
Ikenga said the police facility is intact, adding that the area has been reinforced by the tactical teams of the command, and that further details of their hunt for the perpetrators will be revealed subsequently.