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CP Orders Deployment Of Personnel After Attack On Anambra Village

Channels Television  
Updated April 27, 2021
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The Commissioner Of Police Anambra State Police Command, CP Monday Bala Kuryas (fsi), has ordered the immediate deployment of the commands Operational and Intelligence assets to identify and apprehend the armed men, who violently attacked Ukpomachi Village, Awkuzu in Oyi LGA of the State.

The armed men invaded the village in the early hours of Monday with machetes and other dangerous weapons, killing nine residents.

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Several others sustained injuries from the attack, with buildings and livestock destroyed.

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A statement by the spokesman of the command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu (Anipr), says that a crack team of Police Operatives of the Command, led by an Assistant Commissioner of Police, have visited the scene and conducted an on-spot assessment of the incidence.

He disclosed that normalcy has been restored to the area and adequate security emplaced to forestall further occurrences.

The CP has assured residents of the state of the Command’s resolve to get to the root of the incident.

He also called for calm and asked for anyone with useful information that will enable the Police and other security agencies to collaboratively bring the situation to a logical conclusion.