The Police Special Forces, on Thursday June three 2021, Intercepted a gang of hoodlums masquerading as unknown gun men along Orji flyover in owerri, Imo state.
The hoodlums who rode in two vehicles, a blue Toyota Hilux and a white coloured bus, went on a shooting spree in the area, killing three unarmed civilians.
A statement by the Police public relations officer, Bala Elkana, shows that the hoodlums were engaged in a gun battle by the Special forces which lasted for about 40 minutes.
Four of the hoodlums involved were fatally injured as others who escaped with bullet wounds, are being trailed by the special forces.
While the statement further assures Members of the public of updates on the outcome of the operation in due course,
the Commissioner of Police Imo State Command, Abutu Yaro, has commended the gallant efforts of the teams in engaging the armed bandits and safeguarding the public space.
He also calls on the people to continue to provide the Police with credible information on the movements and activities of criminal gangs in their neighbourhoods.