Obiano’s community boils as Police, gunmen clash
There is tension in the community of immediate past Anambra Governor Chief Willie Obiano as there is heavy shootings following gunmen invasion.
No fewer than 15 persons have been arrested following the duel between security operatives and gunmen in the area.
The gunmen stormed Aguleri in Anambra East local government area around 11am and shot non stop on Sunday .
Although no person was killed, The Nation’s gathered ome people were injured during the shootings that lasted for some time.
It was gathered that some policemen and cult members were heavily injured during the gun battle.
Anambra Police Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu confirmed the incident .
But he said no policemen was injured.
He said: “Thee situation has been brought under control on the directive of the Commissioner of Police , Echeng Echeng
“The Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations, led police operatives to the scene and prevented the youths from attacking the police station.
“We have made some arrests, infact, over 15 persons and recovered some dangerous weapons.
“Meanwhile other means of resolving the conflict is in placed and that is, to hear from the aggrieved youths.
“We have also intensified patrols in the area, aimed at enhancing peace and safety please, adding that additional details would released later.”