The Ebonyi Police Command has unleashed an attack on the Eastern Security Network, (ESN), following the killing of a Policeman by suspected members of the group on Monday.
According to the Ebonyi Police Spokesperson, SP Chris Anyanwu noted that, the raid was carried out jointly with the Military and the Department of State Security
SP Anyanwu disclosed that, three members of the notorious group were shot down on the spot
He added that, the operatives also recovered two AK47 rifles, a few rounds ammunition and other destructive weapons
SP Anyanwu further explained that, troops made their way into the main enclave of the miscreants and recovered more exhibits.
Among the items recovered were one AK49 rifle, one AR rifle, 147 rounds of AR ammunition, 38 rounds of AK47 ammunition, one locally-fabricated double-barrelled pistol, two walkie-talkie sets, charms and one hospital card.
Others included one bank ATM card, two National ID cards, one Techno phone battery and other incriminating items were also recovered.
He also stated that, Police swooped on the shrine/residence of two notorious native doctors, Itumo Edeh (63), Irem Ogbeji (50), where, one locally-fabricated pistol, one revolver pump action gun, two cartridges and charms were recovered
Anyawu therefore advised Medical Practitioners and Hospital Operators to report patients with bullet wounds to the police for necessary action.