Police operatives in Anambra State on Sunday, thwarted plans by armed men to set ablaze a Police outpost in Mgbakwu community, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The gunmen it was gathered invaded the outpost very early on Sunday, but due to the quick intervention of the Police, were unable to cause any damage.
Olajide TV gathered that the Anambra State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the attack.
He said that no life was lost, and that the Police acted quickly to repel the gunmen.
Ikenga said, “the Commissioner of Police, CP M.B kuryas said that the command will not relent in its commitment to delivering on its mandate of ensuring that peace, safety and order reign supreme in all nooks and crannies of the state.”
“The hoodlums, armed with guns and dangerous weapons had attempted to burn down the Station but were successfully repelled by the Police personnel on duty.”
“The CP warns the criminals not to test any further the resolve and ability of the Police and other security agencies in the State to apprehend and bring them to book.”
“He calls on Ndi- Anambra to speak out against the unwholesome and unwarranted criminal attack on security agencies and critical infrastructure in the state.”
“He also calls on them to avail the security agencies with information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of these criminal elements.”