It has been confirmed by the Police Command in Anambra that an attack on some Naval Ratings at a checkpoint near Enamel Ware Junction took place on Onitsha–Owerri Highway by hoodlums on Tuesday.
This information was disclosed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga. He revealed this information in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday.
Ikenga stated that the command sent a response team to the scene at about 6:30p.m., when it received a distress call that there was sporadic shooting in the area.
He further disclosed that efforts were ongoing to apprehend those behind the attack.
He also denied social media reports that there was another attack at the Bridgehead, Onitsha, on Wednesday, assuring the public of the command’s resolve to flush out criminals from the state.