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Police Foils Attempts By Gunmen To Attack Neni Divisional Police, LGA Headquarters

There were concerns in Anambra State today after hoodlums attacked and set the Neni Divisional Police station in Anaocha Local Government Area of the state on fire.

The group of hoodlums, numbering about thirty, raided the area at 2 am on Thursday, causing extensive damage to multiple buildings.

The State Police Public Relations officer, SP Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the incident to journalists noting that the hoodlums utilized Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) during the assault on the police station.

He clarified that no firearms were stolen and no police personnel were kidnapped during the incident.

Ikenga further revealed that the hoodlums were eventually overpowered by the police operatives, forcing them to flee the scene. He emphasized that tactical operations are still ongoing in the area to ensure the safety of the public.

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While Ikenga did not provide specific details regarding the extent of the damage inflicted on the facility, he assured the public that additional updates on this unfortunate event would be promptly shared.

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