Body of missing police officer recovered from shallow grave after police raided suspected ESN camp in Enugu

On August 11 and 12, men from the Enugu state police command raided a suspected IPOB/ESN camp in a forest at Agu-Ibeje in Enugu-Ezike community of Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area and recovered the body of a police officer who had gone missing in July, Charmingpro reports 



According to a statement issued today by DSP Daniel Ndukwe, spokesperson for the state police command, the hoodlums engaged in a gun duel upon seeing the Operatives, which resulted in the neutralization of one of them while several others escaped with varying degrees of fatal gunshot wounds due to the superior firepower of the Operatives.




Ndukwe stated that the operation resulted in the discovery and exhumation of the corpse of their male victim, Okpanachi Johnson, a Police Officer serving in the Command’s Igbo-Eze North Police Division, who had gone missing on July 30 with all efforts to trace his whereabouts proving futile.



He added that items recovered from the camp included twelve (12) firearms, including one AR-K2 Assault, six (6) Pump Action guns, one (1) locally-made Berretta-like pistol, and five (5) locally-fabricated double-barreled guns; ninety-eight (98) live cartridges; two (2) Machetes, one (1) Digger, one (1) Battle axe, and one (1) Hacksaw; five (5) motor vehicles, including three (3) Toyota Sienna minivans, one




Other items recovered from them include one (1) piece of red-black-green coloured clothing identified as Biafra flag and another five (5) masquerade-like attires of the said flag colors; one (1) HP laptop with its bag; twenty two (22) different brands of mobile phones; six (6) different brands of Mp3 players; one (1) Canon camera, six (6) torchlights, three (3) rolls of cello-tapes; one (1) air pumping machine.


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