Gunmen Assault Funeral In Anambra State, Set Vigilante Car Ablaze
Unknown gunmen storm a funeral ceremony in Ndingbu village, Nnewi South Native Authorities Space.
The gunmen focused vigilante operatives who had been offering safety on the occasion, salemgists learnt.
The gunmen additionally moved to the Utuh hamlet in the identical Native Authorities Space, the place they attacked a vigilante operatives’ workplace, lighting it ablaze and kidnapping one particular person, sources stated.
The ugly improvement is confirmed in an announcement by DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, spokesperson for the State Police Command.
In response to Ikenga, the Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng, has ordered a manhunt for the armed people, including that the operatives ordered to go towards the gunmen embody Police Cellular Pressure, Counter Terrorist unit, Particular forces and others, whom he stated are already within the space, and that normalcy had been restored, whereas operation was nonetheless happening.
“Though no notification was given to the Police concerning the deliberate burial, however info reveals that the Vigilante teams the place invited.
“Additional particulars obtained confirmed that the miscreants arrived the ceremony and began taking pictures sporadically in an try to disarm the vigilante operatives.
“In one other improvement, the hoodlums additionally attacked, Utuh Viligante workplace, kidnapped one of many members of employees and set the Vigilante Operation car on fireplace.”