November 08, (THEWILL) – The Anambra State Police Command has debunked reports of alleged shootings and killings of some residents, mostly commuters, by unknown gunmen at a police checkpoint in the state.
Some media (not THEWILL) had reported that many lives were lost with many sustaining injuries when unknown gunmen allegedly attacked a police checkpoint around 10:30 am, on Tuesday, at the Ihiala-Uli axis in Ihiala Local Government Area of the state.
The spokesperson of the State Police Command, Tochukwu Ikenga, described the reports as fake.
He said “It is not true. There has been a patrol led by the area commander with other security agencies in the state going on in the area since morning, up till now.
“There is no report of any such, please It is fake news”, Ikenga said.