Many Anambra residents including police officers was killed on Thursday October 22 during a clash between the police and suspected hoodlums during the #EndSARS protest in Nnewi area of the state.
According to The Nation, one police officer was beheaded and set on fire while three others sustained various degrees of injuries. A police spokesman who spoke to the newspaper said the victims were rushed to the hospital for medical attention, adding they were responding to treatment.
He also added that five persons were attacked in Onitsha and taken to the hospital for medical attention where three have been confirmed dead while two others were receiving treatment.
Before those attacks, Nnewi Police Station and other Police formations including Nnewi Area Command, 3-3 Division, Ogbunike/ Isiuwulu, Nnobi, and Itchy Divisions as well as peoples club police post were also vandalized and some burnt down alongside patrol vehicles and other exhibits.
In other areas, seven other police stations namely CPS/Area Command Onitsha, Ogidi, Awada, Inland Town and B Divisions successfully repelled the attacks and chased the hoodlums away.
The spokesman added that “other government property burnt or destroyed include High Court Ogidi, Idemili North LG Secretariat while Zik Statue at DMGS roundabout was vandalized. Arrest was equally made.”
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