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Two Insurgents Nabbed By Police In Anambra State, Four AK-47 Rifles Recovered

According to the Anambra State Police Command, two of the members of a lethal insurgent group have been apprehended and the gang has been destroyed in the state.


According to a press statement issued by the command’s spokesperson, SP Tochukwu Ikenga, the insurgents were apprehended by law enforcement officers as they were patrolling Awka-Etiti, Idemili South Local Government Area, alongside local vigilantes.


According to the statement: “They accosted the heavily armed gang, which was on a yet-to-be unravelled mission. The joint security team chased the hoodlums until the vehicle they were in ran into a ditch.


“After a shootout, two members of the gang were arrested, while four AK-47 rifles were recovered. Also recovered were one Toyota Highlander SUV with Reg. No. Lagos GGE 408 GZ.”

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According to Ikenga, a group of police officers in the Anaocha Local Government Area of the state, along with local vigilantes, also seized a Toyota Venza vehicle registered as Lagos EKY 746 JB at Neni.


“The driver of the car fled on sighting the joint team, but after a thorough search, 34 live cartridges were recovered from the vehicle,” he said.



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