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Police Arrest 23 over act of terrorism



Anambra state police command has arrested 23 youths for allegedly killing his personnel over disputed landed property in Dunukofia LGA, Anambra state .

The youths were alleged to have invaded a site where  construction of police station project was been carried out and destroyed the process bearing explosive devices to stall the exercise .

Addressing Newsmen at the site in Dunukofia LGA, the commissioner of police Anambra state, Sam Okaula said the youths stormed  the place claiming that their land was forcefully seized by the command without paying due compensation to the community.

Narrating the incident to newsmen, Commissioner  Okaula explained that the bandits numbering over 20 stormed the arena with dynamites, guns, battle axe and several other weapons to disrupt the exercise.

He said he lost one of his personnel  in the course of  the event  while several other sustained various degree of injuries, adding that  two police operational vehicles where burnt down and great damages made on the buildings.

Track Up: Sam Akaula - Commissioner of Police Anambra state.

Anambra police authority however alleged that the  attack would have been masterminded by  some personel with questionable characters living in the community, who are apprehensive of having a police station situated in their locality to forestall their wicked operation in the community.
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