Hoodlums struck again on Friday evening, this time at the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Outpost at Nneyi, in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State killing two officers, took their rifles and burnt their operational vehicle.
The NSCDC in a statement signed by the State Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Okadigbo Edwin said the hoodlums struck at 4.35 pm.
He wrote: “Today, being 21st May , 2021, at about 1635hrs, some yet to be identified hoodlums attacked Civil Defence Out post in Nneyi Umueri in Anambra East Local Government of Anambra State, shooting sporadically.
“The officers on duty engaged them in a gun duel, at the end of the melee, two officers of the Corps that sustained gun shot injury from the incident lost their lives.
“Regrettably, their riffles were carted away after which the official vehicle was set ablaze.
“Meanwhile, the State Commandant, Mr David Bille, has activated all apparatus in conjunction with sister security agencies in the state to unravel the circumstances surrounding the ugly incidence,” the PRO stated.