Gunmen repelled from attacking another Anambra police station

Gunmen on Sunday morning attacked another police station in Mgbakwu community, Awka North Local Government Area, of Anambra State.

It was gathered that the gunmen attempted to set the facility on fire, but were quickly repelled by police operatives on duty.

The State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, who confirmed the attack, said the gunmen were repelled immediately, and that no life was lost.

Quoting the Anambra State Commissioner of Police, CP M.B kuryas, Police spokesman said the command was not deterred by the criminal actions of unscrupulous individuals and groups in the state.

The CP warned the criminals not to test any further the resolve and ability of the police.

“The commissioner reiterates that the command will not relent in its commitment to delivering on its mandate of ensuring that peace, safety and order reign supreme in all nooks and crannies of the state,” he said.

He added,” The hoodlums armed with guns and dangerous weapons had attempted to burn down the Station but were successfully repelled by the Police personnel on duty.

“The CP warns the criminals not to test any further the resolve and ability of the Police and other security agencies in the State to apprehend and bring them to book.

“He calls on Ndi- Anambra to, in unity, speak-out against the unwholesome and unwarranted criminal attack on security agencies and critical infrastructure in the state. He also calls on them to avail the security agencies with information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of these criminal elements.”


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