CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY, MURDER, ARSON AND MALICIOUS DAMAGE :On the 27/7/2017 at about 1200hrs,the Anambra State police Command received a distress call that Misguided elements numbering over One hundred went on rampage and attacked a Police check point at KM 4/6 along Onitsha/Owerri Road manned by the visiting Police mobile unit attached to 3PMF Enugu, killing on the Spot one SGT Uchenna Ezike while on duty,took away his AK 47 rifle, set ablaze four vehicles and destroyed part of Bontus group.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the incident was caused by a moving Lory Mercedes Benz 1513 with REG No ANAMBRA 859 GDD which lost control at the Check point and knocked down a yet to be identified woman and three other children.
Meanwhile, following the distress call, Police Patrol teams led by DPO Okpolo rushed to the scene, restored normalcy in the Area and arrested thirteen suspects, including One Paul Igwe male of No 1 Ebuka street okpoko in whose custody the deceased Police rifle was recovered.
The Commissioner of Police CP Garba Baba Umar Psc has ordered for a full scale investigation in order to ascertain the actual cause of the incident and fish out all perpetrators of this dastardly act.
However, all the four victims including the police officer have been taken to Toronto Hospital Onitsha for medical attention but were certified dead on arrival by a medical doctor and their corpses deposited at the mortuary for postmortem examination.
Finally, Members of the Public are strongly warned to refrain from taking laws into their hands as the command will deal decisively with any individual or groups found wanting in accordance with the Law.
ASP NKIERUKA NWODE PPRO ANAMBRA STATE POLICE COMMAND, FOR :COMMISSIONER OF POLICE ANAMBRA STATE COMMAND.