Raymond Ozoji, Awka
The Commissioner of Police, Anambra State Command, CP Tony Olofu, has detailed Police Crack Team led by Assistant Commissioner of Police for an on-the-spot assessment at the scene of where yet to be identified gunmen violently attacked unsuspecting members of the public about 7:40pm on Sunday, September 26, 2021 along Afor Nnobi market yesterday.
The Team is to identify and apprehend the hoodlums and bring them to book.
The press statement issued on the incident by the Police Public Relations Oficer DSP Tochukwu Ikenga and made public on Monday revealed that preliminary investigations on the above mentioned time and date have commenced.
It held that the attackers using a Toyota Sienna vehicle and a shuttle bus shot and attacked unsuspecting members of the public on transit along Afor Nnobi Market.
The statement also disclosed that victims of the attack were rushed to the hospital and later confirmed dead by a medical doctor on duty.
They were later identified as Johnbosco Ojokwu ‘M’ 33yrs, Rapuluchukwu Ugoeze ‘M’ 30yrs and Chukwuemeka Nwokebagu ‘M’ 31yrs. The hoodlums also set ablaze one shuttle bus, one Toyota Sienna and a Toyota hilux.
The CP however described the attack as unfortunate and called on anyone with useful information to aid the ongoing investigation to please come forward to enable them to bring the perpetrators to justice.