Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, has spoken of a gunfight with suspected armed robbers in Nsukka axis of Enugu State. Ebere Amaraizu, Enugu Police Command’s spokesman, said the encounter occurred at about 7:15 p.m. in the night during a police routine patrol.
“On sighting the hoodlums, exchange of fire ensued between SARS operatives and the hoodlums which left one of the suspected armed robbers fatally injured.
“While leaving others, who had taken to their heels, with various degrees of injuries.”
The police is hunting the gang members who escaped with gunshot wounds.
“The state command is appealing to hospital owners in the state and its environs to watch out for those who may approach them with suspected bullet wound for treatment and report promptly to any nearby police station”.
Amaraizu said that the police “will stop at nothing toward ensuring that there is functional security in the state.”