Imo Police kill hoodlums who allegedly masterminded attack on the Command HQ, Correctional Centre in April
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, Imo State Command, have neutralised the hoodlums who are believed to have masterminded the attack at the Police Headquarters and Correctional Centre, Owerri on 5th April, 2021.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Bala Elkana, said the Command on May 24, carried out a well-coordinated operation at Ocha Community, Awara in Ohaji/Bema Local Government Area, Imo State. He said the hoodlums were engaged in a gun battle that lasted for about two hours, where two suspects were fatally injured.
The suspects are Unchenna Elendu ‘m’ of Umukusu Ocha area and Elu Osinachi ‘m’ of Umuobube Awara.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the two suspects were taken to hospital for medical examination, where the doctor on duty confirmed Uchenna dead on arrival while Osinachi Elu who was in coma, was subsequently confirmed dead.
One Ak47 Rifle with breach number 11654 and a cache of live ammunition were recovered. Also recovered are a number of expanded ammunition, matchets and criminal charms tied around the waist of the suspects.
SP Elkana noted that the operation will be sustained until all the perpetrators of the dastardly attack are brought to justice.
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