- Efforts to track down the terrorists disrupting the peace in Anambra state are ongoing, according to police officials
- State Police Commissioner Echeng Echeng, made the announcement while briefing reporters in the state
- The Anambra Police Chief said police acted on information provided to them by a concerned citizen and four terrorists killed in state
Awka – Police agents in Anambra say they killed four of the gunmen who terrorized various parts of the state.
According to police, the four were taken out during a firefight in the Umuchu community in Aguata County of the state.
This was ordered by State Police Commissioner Echeng Echeng during ei align-left>Echeng said the police were acting on information provided to them by a concerned citizen in Umunze township, in the state’s Orumba South governorate.
He said that his men pursued the gunmen from Umunze to Umuchu, where an exchange of gunfire ensued.
“Last Monday, just a call from a concerned citizen, I don’t know him until now, he told me that bad guys operate hummer jeeps in Umunze. And I followed him immediately because I had a team nearby.
“As the team left, he told me that they had left Umunze and entered Umuchu. He gave me a description and we attacked this place. When we got there they shot at us and four of them were killed.
“The Hummer bus is the one that’s parked out there. You see what information can do. We expect more from the communities.”
“Anambra State Police Command condemns this barbaric act of savages pretending to be in the name from fighting the people.
“Indeed, the police, other security agencies and defenseless civilians have in the past been victims of similar savage attacks by these enemies of society and progress.
“The command will work with sister security agencies to ensure that the masterminds and foot soldiers responsible for the heinous crime against society are brought to justice quickly.”
Unidentified gunmen head the legislature representing Soludo’s local governorate
< p class="align-left">Okoye, who represents the state’s Aguata 2 constituency, was abducted along with his aide Cyril Chieboka on Sunday, May 15 along Aguluzigbo Road in Anaocha County of the state.
< p class="align-left">His head is believed to have been found in a car park in Amichi, a government community on Saturday, May 21, six days after his death Nnewi South district, dumped.
Report reveals man behind unidentified gunmen in southeast, real name of group
In a similar development, a Media report reveals that the unidentified gunmen terrorizing the southeast region are known as the Fallen Angels or Auto Pilot Group.
According to the report, the group is made up of dissidents from the Indigenous People of Biafra ( IPOB).
The report found that the Fallen Angels consist largely of former members of IPOB – some expelled members, some disgruntled members and others who couldn’t take the discipline (and sometimes , self-importance) embodied in IPOB’s command and control structure.