Police Operatives Raid IPOB/ESN Camp In Enugu

….Neutralize 3 in Gun Duel, others escape with severe Gunshot wounds

…..Recover Firearms, Ammunition, and other incriminating exhibits

…as CP Ammani lauds Operatives, solicits citizens’ continued support, and to reports individuals with gunshot wounds

A combined team of Police Special Forces and Operatives serving in Igbo-Eze North Police Division of Enugu State Command, in the morning hours of Thursday, 10th August 2023, raided an IPOB/ESN camp, at Imufu in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area (L.G.A.) and were engaged in a gun duel by the subversive criminal elements.

According to a press release signed by the Enugu State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP DaDanieldukwe, said that however, three of the hoodlums were neutralized in the ensuing gunfight. In contrast, many others escaped with varying degrees of severe gunshot wounds. Four Pump Action guns, one locally fabricated revolver gun, and pistol each, sixty-seven live cartridges, military camouflage uniforms, fabrics of IPOB insignia, objects suspected to be amulets, and other incriminating exhibits were recovered.

The Command spokesperson further said that preliminary investigation reveals that the criminal elements were responsible for the shooting and killing of two Neighbourhood Watch Group security personnel on 21/07/2023 at about 1a1 amat Umuagama in Enugu-Ezike community of Igbo-Eze North L.G.A., and had also made several attempts to enforce the illegal sit-at-home order in some parts of the L.G.A.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Ammani, while reaffirming the Police’s unwavering commitment to weed out unrepentant criminals in the State, has lauded the Operatives for successfully executing the operation, tasking them and others to remain firm, resilient and maintain the tempo.

The CP further solicits the continued support of citizens of the State, while urging Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area residents and owners of medical facilities in particular, to promptly report individuals sighted with gunshot wounds to the nearest Police Station. Or by calling the Command’s emergency hotlines on 08032003702, 08075380883, 08086671202, or 08098880172, or sending emails to infoenugupolice@gmail.com