BREAKING: Tension brews as gang members kill 3 naval officers, 3 policemen in Anambra


By Ismail Auwal

An armed gang has killed three naval officers and three policemen in Anambra State.

The incident happened in different locations across the state on Thursday.

The armed gang was said to have killed three policemen at Neni junction in Anaocha Local Government Area of the state, while their vehicle was set ablaze.

While three Naval officers were reportedly killed at Awkuzu, in the Oyi Local Government Area of the state.

According to Daily Trust a source who pleaded anonymity, said the gunmen attacked the officers at Awkuzu Junction and killed three of them on the spot before carting away with their fire arms.

According to the source, four naval officers were on duty at the junction when the hoodlums attacked them around 2pm.

“Please seek an alternative route if you plan going towards that axis. Please lets be safe first then ask questions later. A Similar thing happened moment ago at Neni junction, just before Oraukwu.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Anambra State, who assumed duty on Wednesday, DSP Tochukwu Ikenganyia, confirmed the incident said but said he had no details.
He said, “I’m making contacts to get details before I would issue a statement on the matter before long”.

A senior police officer in the command, who pleaded anonymity, said “The two incidents happened but I cannot ascertain the number of casualties as of now.”

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