The Anambra State Police Command has killed one during an attack by gunmen at Nteje Divisional headquarters Oyi LGA, on Thursday.
The attack on the police station was foiled by operatives led by the Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echenge.
DSP Ikenga Tochukwu PPRO, Anambra State Police Command, made this known in a statement revealing that one type O6 rifle, one magazine and fifty-three live ammunition of 5.56mm and charms were recovered.
He said, “The Commissioner of Police CP Echeng led the crack squad when responding to the distress call as the station came under attack by the deadly gang. The Police Operatives decisively dealt with the assailants.
“During the gun duel, one of the gunmen was neutralised and due to the superior fire of the Police Operatives made the assailants fled the scene. The station was secured and all police operatives and arms are intact
“The CP while reiterating that the Command will not relent in delivering on its mandate on the protection of life and properties, commended the Officers and Men of the Command for their perseverance and painstaking efforts to weed out all criminal elements in the State.”