Reports reaching the media reveal that well-equipped gunmen yet to be identified have killed no less than five persons in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo local government area of Anambra State.
The hoodlums attacked the vigilante group securing the area, Burnt their office, and set their vehicle ablaze
According to The Nation Newspaper, a successful businessman in the area was among those killed during the attack.
However, The Anambra Police spokesman, Ikenga Tochukwu, affirmed the incident but said he had not been informed of the number of casualties.
Hearing him speak, he said: “Yes, there was an attack in Ozubulu but not the police station but Vigilante office by the hoodlums
“They came in Sienna vehicles, motorcycles, and attacked the office of the vigilante, he said.
Officer Ikenga alleged that Security operatives have been deployed to the area and normalcy has been restored,
He told The Nation the incident occurred around 7 pm on Sunday 9th May 2021.
Eyewitnesses claimed that over five bodies were found at the scene of the incident.