Their surveillance vehicle was also torched by the assailants.
Three Police officers have been feared killed by hitmen at Neni junction in Anaocha local government area of Anambra State. Corresponding to the Nation, their surveillance vehicle was also blazed by the assailants.
Three naval officers were also reportedly slain at Awkuzu in Oyi local government area. It was learnt the two eventsoccurred around 5pm almost simultaneously. The new Police Public Relations Officer in Anambra, Ikenganyia Tochukwu, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) could not affirm the reports.He simply said he would issue a statement later.
However, one of the senior police officers in the command, who pleaded anonymity, affirmed the incidents.