The Anambra State Police Command has refuted the alleged invasion of a bank in Abagana, Njikoka Local Council, by around 10 armed men, claiming that it was false information.
Some daily newspapers reported that that some hoodlums broke into one of the state banks on Thursday, which sporadically fired in the air to scare people before hoisting the Biafra flags in front of the bank.
The reports said further, the armed men driving a black Honda Pilot Sports A utility vehicle (SUV) that set fire to a Nissan Pathfinder SUV with the license plate number UR 640 KJA, and the broken glasses of a Honda vehicle with the license plate number – Number FST 456 AC, all parked in front of the bank.
But command spokesman Ikenga Tochukwu said in his response yesterday that there was no attack on a bank in the state on Thursday, it was reported de. The commando had received an emergency call over shootings near Oye Olisa Market and First Bank in Ogbunike, Oyi Local Council and immediately mobilized security op Eratives for Operation.
He said, “To correct the records , Anambra State Police Command quickly mobilized police to operate the scene around 3:00 p.m. that day.
“The hoodlums that did set two vehicles on fire as they responded to police teams see, escape from the scene and shoot indiscriminately.
“Unfortunately, stray balls from the hoodlums hit two students in transit. They were taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead by a doctor. “
He added that police officers were on her trail and efforts were being made to arrest her.