Hoodlums Behead And Burn Policeman to Ashes In Anambra, Three Others Injured
The police in Anambra has confirmed the beheading of a police officer on Thursday.
The officer it was gathered was beheaded on Thursday and burnt to ashes by suspected hoodlums in the course of the #ENDSARS protest in Nnewi, Anambra State.
The police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed this in a press release, stated three others sustained varied levels of accidents.
He stated the victims had been rushed to the hospital for medical consideration, including they had been responding to remedy.
He added that 5 individuals had been attacked in Onitsha and brought to the hospital for medical consideration the place three have been confirmed lifeless whereas two others had been receiving remedy.
He additional disclosed the protesters attacked Nnewi Police Station, set it ablaze and vandaliSed patrol autos and different reveals.
Mohammed listed different Police formations attacked to incorporate Nnewi Space Command,3-Three Division,Ogbunike/ Isiuwulu,Nnobi,and Itchy Divisions in addition to peoples membership police submit.
He stated: “On the 21/10/2020 at about 11:30pm hoodlums in giant quantity underneath the guise of “END SARS” protesters attacked Nnewi Police Station, set it ablaze and vandalized patrol autos and different reveals however had been prevented from assessing the armoury to cart away arm resulting from robust resistance positioned by police males on obligation.
“Equally, on the 22/10/2020 between 3:30am and 5:pm,the hoodlums in giant quantity equally attacked Nnewi Space Command,3-Three Division,Ogbunike/ Isiuwulu,Nnobi,and Itchy Divisions in addition to peoples membership police submit, burnt Police autos and set the services ablaze carting away reveals stored on the Divisions.
“In the meantime, one police officer was beheaded and burnt to ashes whereas three others sustained varied levels of accidents.The injured law enforcement officials had been rushed to the hospital for medical consideration and they’re responding to remedy.
“Consequently, seven different police stations particularly CPS/Space Command Onitsha,Ogidi,Awada,Inland City and B’Divisions efficiently repelled the assaults and chased the hoodlums away.
“Additionally, police operatives in collaboration with members of the Communities comprising of youths, vigilante and group leaders at Okpoko, CPS Awka, Oraifite,Otolo,Amichi and Oba vehemently resisted try by the hoodlums to assault the police Stations.
“Nevertheless, 5 individuals had been attacked in Onitsha and brought to the hospital for medical consideration the place three have been confirmed lifeless by the medical physician whereas two others are receiving remedy.
“Different authorities property burnt or destroyed embrace Excessive Court docket Ogidi,Idemili North LG Secretariat whereas Zik Statue at DMGS roundabout was vandalized. Arrest was equally made.”