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Hoodlums attacked Enugu community, set vehicles ablaze: Police

Armed miscreants were said to have set ablaze vehicles and tricycles of road users during the attack.

• March 6, 2023
Daniel Ndukwe
Daniel Ndukwe

The police in Enugu says its detectives and tactical operatives are on the trail of hoodlums, suspected to be armed robbers, that attacked some residents of the Abakpa-Nike axis of the state metropolis.

The command said normalcy and regular human activities had resumed in the Abakpa-Nike axis after the attacks at about 4:30 a.m. on Monday.

A statement issued by the command’s spokesman, Daniel Ndukwe, on Monday in Enugu, said no casualty or loss of life was recorded during the incidents by the armed gang.

“Normalcy has since been restored at Liberty Bus Stop, T-Junction and Harmony Road locations of Abakpa-Nike, Enugu, where yet-to-be apprehended armed miscreants attacked and set ablaze motor vehicles and tricycles of some road users, at about 4:30 a.m.

“Meanwhile, one white-coloured Toyota Sienna minivan and a black-coloured Lexus RX300 Jeep, used by the armed arsonists to perpetrate the heinous act, have been recovered.

“Therefore, members of the public are enjoined to provide the Police with credible information and intelligence that will help fast-track the ongoing operations to fish out and bring the fleeing assailants to book,” he said.


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