The Enugu Police Command has confirmed the shootings in Enugu by miscreants trying to enforce the sit-at-home order.
It also confirmed the snatching and burning of a Toyota Sienna vehicle and a tricycle at Umueze and Agbani axis of Nkanu West LGA of the State.
In a statement made available to journalists the State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Daniel Ndukwe, ASP said the situation has come under control and urged residents to go about their normal duties.
The statement noted that the alleged cases of sporadic shootings at Topland Amechi-Awkunanaw, by miscreants alleged to be enforcing illegal sit-at-home order caused panic within Enugu metropolis in the morning hours of Monday 10/01/2022.
The police however, assured cizens of Enugu metropolis and the State in general, that the Police, in collaboration with other Security Agencies, has brought the situation under control.
“Consequently, law-abiding citizens of the State have been enjoined to go about their lawful businesses without fear of intimidation or harassment, as Police and other Security Operatives, have been duly deployed to further thwart the untoward activities of the miscreants in the State. Further development will be communicated.”