Around six cops were on Wednesday night purportedly killed by shooters at a police designated spot along Obeagu Uno-Amodu – Umueze Amechi street, in the Enugu South Local Government Area of the state.
Our reporter assembled that the punks assaulted the designated spot situated at Obeagu Uno not long after Inyaba Bridge around 7:30 pm.
Sources locally told our journalist that the criminals who came from Agbani hub of the street had first experience with police officers at 4 Corner and in Amagunze in Nkanu East Council central command prior to coming to assault the designated spot at Enugu South.
Despite the fact that subtleties of the assault were as yet crude, one of the sources revealed to The PUNCH that the criminals killed around six cops at the designated spot, consumed their Hilux van and removed their AK-47 rifles.
One of the sources who talked on state of secrecy said, “It was around 7 pm we began hearing discharges along the street. The shooting kept going around 30 minutes. However, after the shooting, the punks seemed to have overwhelmed the police officers as they prevailed with regards to setting their vehicle ablaze.
“I can’t say the number of police officers were killed however the police officers at the designated spot were six. What I can advise you is that up to six individuals were killed in the episode. A portion of the gangsters may have likewise been included.”
At the point when reached, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Daniel Ndukwe, affirmed the episode yet couldn’t give loss subtleties.
Ndukwe in an instant message shipped off our journalist just said, “I need to confirm that and return, please.”