NewsOne Killed As Imo Police Repel Six-Man Terror Gang Attack

One Killed As Imo Police Repel Six-Man Terror Gang Attack


October 29, (THEWILL) – Operatives of the Imo State Police Command said it has repelled terror attacks and killed a member of a terror gang.

In a Press release, signed by the Police Public Relations of the Command (PPRO), CSP Michael Abattam, noted that their efforts were fruitful due to robust security strategies emplaced by the Commissioner of Police, Imo State Command, CP Mohammed Ahmed Barde, psc(+).

“He mandated officers and men to dominate the entire security space in the State and ensure the eradication of all criminal elements in the State for a crime-free yuletide season.”

According to the release, the intelligence-led stop and search points were created at strategic areas within the three senatorial zones in the State to checkmate the activities of hoodlums. when on the 27th of October, 2022, at Nine o’clock in the night, luck ran against a six-man terror gang.

suspected to be members of the Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its armed affiliate, Eastern Security Network (ESN), who came in a sienna vehicle with registration number ABUJA-GWA 932 CQ, and attacked the Police Operatives, while conducting stop and search duty along UBA Round About Orlu, Imo State.

“The hoodlums, who came prepared, shooting sporadically at the Police Operatives were shocked by the alertness and dexterity displayed by the gallant police operatives who responded swiftly, positioning themselves professionally.”

The PPRO revealed that in the gun duel that ensued, the hoodlums were overwhelmed by the superior firepower of the police and in the process, one of the hoodlums was neutralised, while others escaped into the adjoining bushes with fatal bullet injuries.

The release further states the hoodlums abandoned their sienna vehicle, one AK47 rifle with fifteen (15) rounds of live ammunition, two (2) English made Pump Action guns with ten (10) rounds of live cartridges and assorted charms, saying the police operatives recovered all the items to the station, While the corpse was later removed from the scene and deposited at a nearby mortuary.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the sienna vehicle used by the terror gang was snatched from its owner in Amurie Omanze in Isu Local Government Area of Imo State and it was reported at Njaba Police Station. However, the owner has been contacted to come with proof of ownership for his vehicle collection, while the Command’s Tactical Teams are working assiduously to arrest the fleeing suspects,” he said.

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