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Police Operatives in Anambra on Sunday evening gunned down a gunmen the state.

The gunman who was driving other armed men was neutralized around 5pm at Uli, Ihiala local government area. There operational vehicle and charms were recovered.

Confirming the development, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, PPRO Anambra State Police Command said the gunmen were repelled  when they opened fire while approaching a checking point..

“Anambra State Police Operatives today 26/6/2022 at about 4:45pm gun down the driver conveying arm men in Uli, recovered one Honda Odyssey salon car with reg nos. WER 221 ZS-IMO and Charms,” Ikenga said in a state­ment sent to our correspondent.

“The Operatives at a nipping point along Onitsha/Owerri road, Uli repelled an attack by the gunmen. The gunmen applied one-way and started shooting sporadically, approaching the personnel at the checking point.

The Operatives swiftly engage the arm men and demobilized their operational vehicle. While some them escape through the bush, the driver was neutralized. No lost of life on part of the police.”

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“Operation is still ongoing in the area, further details shall be communicated please!” the statement said.


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