The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, has ordered the immediate deployment of the Command’s operational and intelligence assets to identify and apprehend the yet to be identified gunmen, violently attacked and set ablaze Adani Police Station on Wednesday.
The attack was carried out at about 2.30am on Wednesday.
The Commissioner who gave this order during a prompt on-the-spot assessment visit of the Station, alongside Heads of Sister Security Agencies in the State said the unknown assailants, who attacked the Station in their numbers, were resisted by Police Operatives on duty and in the ensuing gun duel, some of the gunmen escaped with gunshot injuries. Unfortunately, two of the Policemen were critically wounded and later confirmed dead in the hospital.
The Commissioner, while commiserating with families and beloved friends of the slain Policemen, who unfortunately paid the ultimate price during the violent attack, has called on members of the public to assist the Police with timely and credible information that will aid the quick identification and arrest of the assailants.
He further urgesd residents of the State, especially owners of medical facilities, to promptly report to the Police anyone suspected to have gunshot injuries.