At 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 12, police officers from the Anambra State Police Command successfully repulsed an attack at Odata Central School, which is located next to St Martin’s Church in Ihiala.
Preliminary investigations indicated that the hoodlums began firing intermittently while arriving at Odata Central School, but they were successfully repulsed by police operatives and military on the ground, according to a statement made by the command’s spokesperson, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu. The cops did not report any injuries.
One AK 47 rifle, two magazines with 30 rounds of ammo, one Lexus 350 Jeep, one Rav 4 Jeep, one Mercedes Benz, and a Toyota Corolla were among the items retrieved, according to him.
Meanwhile, normalcy has been restored, and attempts to apprehend fleeing gang members are proceeding in the region.
Below are images of the objects that were found.