Fresh Onitsha Killings Not In Church – Police

On August 13, 2017 23 Comments

The police in Anambra has debunked the reports that gunmen on Sunday struck at the Assemblies of God Church on the Oguta road Onitsha, Anambra State.

The Anambra Police Public Relations Officer, Princess Nkiru Nwode, in a telephone interview, said the Onitsha incidence has nothing to do with the church.

She said the attack was on policemen who were on foot patrol along Oguta road in the commercial city of the state.


According to her, the attackers were hoodlums who disguised themselves as masquerades to dispossess innocent citizens of their belongings and in the process killed a police man and injured some others .

The report had it that the gunmen had momentarily stopped at the Assemblies of God Church, but on sighting some policemen at the church, opened fire on them.

“When the firing became too hot, the policemen abandoned their patrol vehicle and ran away for safety.

“The gunmen moved to their patrol van and took a gun belonging to the policeman they killed,” the report stated.


Comments (23)

  1. Judith Aviva says:

    Hello sire Berry,please you that is asking someone if he has eaten,have you eaten? When last did you bath with soap? You that is telling someone to finish his primary education before talking to you, what did you studied, animal husbandry right and you’re claiming to be a learned person, what a shame. Please stop disgracing yourself because l know the person that wrote your WAEC for you

  2. Ifey Bekee says:

    I want to let people know that the empty bullets fired at Ozubulu and the one at onitsha is the same so Fulani has finally come to attack us, our people should rise and defend themselves from Fulani attacks.

  3. Michael King says:

    Hausa Fulani must leave biafran land cos they are evil and devilish and always love killing. We the biafrans are peace loving people and so we don’t want to associate ourselves with people without future so Hausa Fulani pack and go

  4. Chidiadi Chibyke says:

    This rubbish has to stopped now. Igbo are not known for such radicalism. This is how Boko Haram started way back in 1999 during the time of Mohammed Yusuf. We should be very carful at this point in time. Our enemies are at work using our own people.

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