he police in Enugu State has launched a manhunt of armed hoodlums who allegedly attacked its Isi-Uzo Police Division in Ikem community of Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of the state.
This is contained in a statement issued by the Command’s Spokesman, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, on Tuesday in Enugu.
Ndukwe said that the hoodlums attempted to attack the divisional station in the wee hours of the morning of Tuesday.
“Tactical Police Operatives of the Command are on the trail of armed hoodlums suspected to be members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its Eastern Security Network (ESN) wing.
“The outlawed IPOB/ESN group members, who in their numbers today, at about 4:30am, attempted to attack Isi-Uzo Police Division of the Command, were repelled by police operatives on duty.
“Many of the miscreants escaped with gunshot wounds while one of the police operatives who sustained gunshot wounds is receiving treatment and in stable condition,” he said.
The police spokesman assured the people of the state that further development on the matter would be communicated.