The Anambra State Police Command has confirmed the fatal shooting of no fewer than five victims by unknown gunmen in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of of the state.
The incident was confirmed in a statement issued on Monday by the State Police Public Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu, who however said that he had not been briefed on the number of casualties.
He said; “They (gunmen) came in Sienna vehicles, motorcycles and attacked the office of the vigilante. Security operatives have been deployed in the area. He said the incident happened around 7pm on Sunday.”
According to reports, the office and vehicles belonging to the vigilance group in the area were set ablaze.
A businessman, whose identify could not be confirmed, was among those killed by the gunmen.