Men of the Anambra State police command have mentioned that two individuals have been arrested in connection with the Tuesday, May 14 attack and homicide of 4 individuals in the convoy of US embassy employees in Ogbaru native authorities space of the state. The state police commissioner, CP Echeng Echeng, disclosed this throughout a press convention in Awka, Anambra State, on Thursday, May 18. Echeng mentioned police operatives moved swiftly instantly the command obtained the knowledge of the attack. He mentioned the operatives combed the world and in addition raided a camp utilized by gunmen in the world and located that it had been completely abandoned, however was capable of arrest two individuals, who are actually serving to police in their investigation. As you’re in all probability conscious, a group of officials from the Lagos Consulate of the United States of America and their police escorts (USA) have been ambushed on 16/05/2023. Consequently, a joint group of Mobile Policemen and troops of the Nigerian Navy stationed in Onitsha was instantly deployed to the world. Upon arrival on the scene of the incident, the joint safety group sighted and engaged the assailants in a shot-out however they escaped by way of a close-by forest.Yesterday 17/05/2023, joint safety forces comprising police tactical groups from the command and troops of the Nigerian Army in addition to the Nigerian Navy raided a camp in Ogwuaniocha neighborhood of Ogbaru LGA, which was suspected to be the hideout of the assailants, however found that it had been abandoned. Two individuals of curiosity have been arrested and so they at present aiding the police in the investigation. The prison camp was razed down by the joint safety group. The CP mentioned the arrested males have had their contacts traced by way of their telephone dialog, and that the command is step by step closing in on the killers. Speaking additional, he mentioned; The preliminary investigation carried out by the command, following the incident, revealed that 5 male officials of the USA consulate and 4 armed Mobile Police escorted from Lagos on a mission to evaluate the affect of abrasion in Ogbaru LGA have been travelling in a convoy of two automobiles after they all of the sudden got here beneath attack by armed males who focused them with gunfire and set their automobiles ablaze.The CP gave the names of the US embassy officials who have been concerned in the attack as Jefferson Obayuwane (RTD DSS personnel), Sunday Prince Ubong, Ekene Nweke, Hassan Etila, Avwuvie Kaye Monday, Bukar . A. Kabuiki (Police), Emmanuel Lukpata (Police), Friday Morgan -(Police) and Adamu Andrew (Police).Regrettably, seven individuals (together with three of the consulate officials and 4 Mobile Police escorts) have been murdered in the course of the attack whereas two different officials of the consulate are but to be discovered. The deceased law enforcement officials embody; Inspr. Bukar Adams, Inspr. Friday Morgan, Inspr. Adam Andrew and Inspr. Emmanuel Lupata all of Squadron 23, Police Mobile Force, Lagos. _No USA citizen was amongst the casualties. Meanwhile, the stays of the deceased individuals have all been recovered and deposited in a morgue whereas the state police command and different safety businesses are working round the clock, in live performance with the Government of Anambra State, to seek out and rescue the lacking officials.In this regard, I name on members of the general public who can present details about the identities and places of the culprits, to kindly help the police with such info timeously.On behalf of the Anambra State Police Command, I want to seize this chance to condole the households and pals of the deceased individuals in addition to the USA Consul over this tragic incident.May I guarantee you all the resolve and dedication of the command and different safety businesses to trace down the perpetrators. The publish Two arrested in connection with attack on US embassy officials appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
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