Eight persons have been shot dead including four policemen by unknown Gunmen in Nnewi and Ogbaru local government areas of Anambra State, in the early hours of Wednesday, 13th April 2022
But according to the Anambra police spokesman, Mr. Ikenga Tochukwu, he said the Nnewi incident was an accident involving tricycle operators and another vehicle.
He said the Command lost four gallant men during a duel with the gunmen.
Tochukwu further said the police station at Atani in Ogbaru local government area was not razed but partially torched by the hoodlums.
He said the hoodlums ran away after sighting reinforcement by the Command led by Commissioner of Police Echeng Echeng.
An eyewitness however counter the police narrative and said it was bot an accident as claimed by the police
He said it was an attack by gunmen who invaded the arena with three vehicles, shot people and left almost immediately.
At Atani in Ogbaru local government area, a source said the gunmen shot non-stop and killed some policemen before burning the station.