BREAKING: Unknown Gunmen attack another police station, kill 3

The police in Anambra have confirmed that some members of the ‘Unknown Gunmen’ criminal group attacked the state Police Command in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government Area (LGA), and killed three of its personnel.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the latest attack occurred just one day after the assailants attacked a training programme for Adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in respect of the forthcoming 2023 general elections at Ukpor High School, Nnewi South LGA.

According to the state police spokesman, Tochukwu Ikenga, the situation in Ogidi following the early morning attack on Saturday, has been brought under control.

His statement partly reads: “The Anambra State Police Command has reinforced security in the Idemili North area of the state, following the attack on the Ogidi area command in the early hours of Saturday, February 18, 2023, where three policemen paid the supreme price.

“The hoodlums started shooting sporadically on approaching the area command and threw IEDs and petrol bombs, gaining entrance. Unfortunately, the buildings in the police facility were affected.

“However, the command observes with grave concern the loss of lives and valuables as a result of this attack and calls for calm.

“The police are resolute in depriving these criminal elements of the space which they desire to perpetrate their evil acts.”

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