The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, CP Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, psc, this morning, led members of his administration crew and Operational/Tactical Commanders to Iwollo Police Division for on-the-spot evaluation, following assault on the Division by yet-to-be recognized gunmen at about *0400hrs of immediately, 25/05/2021*.
“2. The hoodlums, who got here to the Station of their numbers, opened fireplace on Police Operatives on responsibility, however had been gallantly resisted and within the ensuing gun duel, a number of of the assailants escaped with bullet accidents. Sadly, 4 (4) of the Operatives, who sustained extreme gunshot accidents, had been later confirmed lifeless within the hospital, whereas components of the Station was set ablaze by the assailants.
“3. In the meantime, the Commissioner, whereas condoling relations and shut pals of the Policemen, who sadly paid the final word worth within the line of responsibility; has ordered the intensification of already launched discreet investigation to fish out the assailants and their cohorts.
“4. He additional appealed to law-abiding residents of the State to promptly volunteer helpful info that may help the Command within the ongoing investigation. He additionally referred to as on them, particularly operators of medical amenities within the State, to promptly report back to the Police any particular person(s) discovered with gunshot accidents.
“ASP DANIEL NDUKWE, Anipr
Police Public Relations Officer,
*FOR:* Commissioner of Police
Enugu State Command”