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Police Raid Suspected ESN Camp In Anambra, Recover Six IEDs

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The Police Command in Anambra State have announced that it has raided a camp belonging to insurgents in Ogbunka community in Orumba South Local Government Area of the state.

SP Tochukwu Ikenga who is the Spokesperson of the Anambra State Police Command, in a press release said the raid was ordered following constant attacks on police facilities, using improvised explosive devices, IEDs.

He said: “In the hunt for gunmen who attacked two police stations at Awgbu in Orumba North and Neni in Anaocha LGA in the last two weeks, Police-Led Joint Security Force was ordered by the Commissioner of Police CP Aderemi Adeoye to identify and destroy any camp being used by insurgents to launch attacks within the command.

“Yesterday, Friday, 29th March, 2024 The Joint Security Force raided the forests of Ogbunka in Orumba South LGA and found scattered camps of the insurgents. The cowardly criminals fled in the face of the onslaught.

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“Six Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) already primed for attacks and two Walkie-Talkies were recovered from the camps.

“Also recovered were substantial food and grocery supplies. All the camps were subsequently destroyed to deny the insurgents bases for launching attacks.”

He said police will sustain the raid in the forests in search of insurgents and their camps, and that it will eliminate terrorists, rescue abducted victims, and recover firearms and stolen vehicles in their possession.

In another report, the Anambra State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), have confirmed the arrest of no fewer than three suspected oil thieves operating in the state.

The state Commandant of the NSCDC, Olatunde Maku, during the parade of the suspects, on Friday, vowed to step up the fight against crude oil theft, illegal oil bunkering and petroleum products black market racketeering in Anambra.

Maku said the operation was carried out by the joint operating team of the anti-vandalism squad of the command, headed by ACC Chinenye Chinwez,e and the Nigerian Navy.

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