Black Thursday: Panic as Unknown Gunmen Goes on Rampage in Uga, Anambra(Video)


It was a rain of bullets at UGA Roundabout, Aguata LGA this evening 28 /12 /2023 around 5:50 pm as UGM came in their terrific numbers from Umuchu – Umunze road, all carrying AK47 Assault Riffles and kidnapping people at random in flashy cars. They were not in a hurry to go and remained for long unchallenged. When they sighted a group of policemen coming up from EZINIFITE axis, they opened fire and gunned down two of them. Very sad. People were seen screaming, running and scampering away for their dear lives as the gunshots were deafening and frightening.


Bullets from their AK 47 shattered the windows of our CAPAD Filling Station though as at press time, no injuries was recorded therein.

Anambra State remains a target zone from hoodlums coming from neighboring states and elsewhere.


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The gang who disguised in military fatigue and seemed to be on a kidnap mission were jolted on seeing two armed Police officers approaching their direction. They opened fire on the officers who had moved ahead of the convoy they were escorting to decongest traffic gridlock. Other personnel returned fire, careful not to hit many motorists who were in traffic, forcing the bandits to flee.

Police-led mobile Forward Operating Base which had been on intensive patrol of the entire area throughout Christmas Celebrations promptly responded to the scene. It recovered a Lexus SUV the gang operated with and defused an improvised explosive device found in the vehicle. It also recovered an AK-47 RIFLE belonging to one of the slain personnel.




Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, said the state Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye who had declared the weekend and Christmas holidays as special working days for all Officers and men in the Command, commended all personnel for their tireless and courageous effort in securing the people of Anambra State. He urged them not to be demoralized by the supreme price paid by their colleagues from Enugu State Command but to draw inspiration from their bravery in confronting the criminal gang.

He condoled with the families of the deceased officers and Enugu State Police Command and vowed that the personnel will not die in vain.

He has urged all officers and men of Anambra State Police Command to redouble their efforts and remain vigilant. He assured that technology would be employed to track down the criminals who unleashed the attack on Police personnel.

The Commissioner of Police encouraged the good people of Anambra State not to allow the incident to create fear in their minds but to continue with various activities they had slated for the yuletide season.

See the video below:




Source: LIB

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