Tension In Anambra As Gunmen Attack INEC Office, Police Station, Kill Two Persons
The hoodlums came in their numbers by 1:45 am today
Tension in Anambra as unknown gunmen on Wednesday morning, attacked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC office in Ojoto, Idemili South Local Government Area.
It was gathered that the gunmen came with dangerous weapons including petrol bombs, and also attacked a Police Station in Nnobi, in the same local government area, and a residential building inside the station, where they killed a boy, and injured a girl.
The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the incident to the newsmen said the attack happened at about 1:45 am on Wednesday, confirming that the attackers came in huge numbers and arrived in four Toyota Sienna vehicles.
Meanwhile, the State Police Command on Wednesdays has reinforced security deployment in the state, following an attack on the INEC office in idemili south, Ojoto and Nnobi Police Station.
“The hoodlums came in their numbers by 1:45 am today 1/2/2023, with four unmarked Sienna vehicles, armed with IEDs, Petrol bombs and other explosives.
“They invaded the INEC office, the Police Station and the residential building in the station.
“Unfortunately, one boy aged 16 years a relative of a serving policeman in the station was murdered by the armed men, while the other, a female aged 15 years old sustained a gunshot injury.
The image maker said the 15-year-old girl has been taken to the hospital where she is receiving treatment.