The Anambra State Police Command on Monday said its men have shot dead two gunmen enforcing the sit-at-home order of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
According to the police, they were killed along Umunze road in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra on Monday.
The Police Public Relations Officer for the command, Ikenga Tochukwu, in a statement, said the IPOB men were killed by the operatives on crime prevention patrol along Umunze Road in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra
According to him, the operatives on crime prevention patrol engaged the gunmen in a shootout while they were enforcing the sit-at-home order.
He said: “The Anambra State Command operatives on crime prevention patrol in the early hours of today 16/5/2022 along Umunze, road, Orumba South LGA, engage armed bearing gunmen allegedly enforcing sit-at-home in Anambra State.
“The operatives neutralized two of the miscreants and recovered a white Toyota Hiace Bus. Further details showed that these miscreants were obstructing the movement of innocent road users going for their businesses. The hoodlums forcefully collect their motorbikes and tricycles, chase away the passengers and the set the motorcycle or tricycle ablaze.”