The Commissioner of Police, Anambra state, Mr Echeng Echeng has ordered for intensified patrol and improved operational positioning to respond to distress calls in the State.
He gave the directive while reacting to the laudable action of joint security forces that neutralized five unknown gunmen in Umuona, Isuofia.
CP Echeng charged the Operatives to sustain the tempo against onslaught on criminal elements.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Tochukwu Ikenga in a statement explained, “Anambra State Security Forces comprising of the Military, Police, other security agencies neutralized five unknown gunmen in umuona, isuofia, Aguata LGA Anambra State, recovered one grey Toyota Venza jeep with reg .KRD 344 BT”,
“This followed a distress call at about 10:30am today 12/11/2022 along afor market in isuofia, where some hoodlums, attack a security checkpoint in the area”,
“The Joint Forces from FOB Aguata responded swiftly, engaged the hoodlums in a gun duel and neutralized five of the armed men while others escaped with dark blue Lexus 470 jeep without plate number from scene with bullet wounds”, he said.
He informed that further details shall be communicated as operations is still ongoing.