Unknown gunmen have killed an operative of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Ebonyi State and also set ablaze the agency’s patrol truck.
The incident occured when the gunmen attack the NDLEA team on duty along the Ezzamgbo axis of the Enugu-Abakaliki Expressway, close to a military checkpoint around 3 a.m on Sunday February 20.
A source said:
“On 20th February 2022, Sunday morning at about 300hrs at a drug checkpoint along Enugu Abakaliki expressway at Ezzangbo, unknown gunmen attacked drug law enforcement agents and shot two drug officers on duty.
“One officer killed while the other one was shot in the leg which fractured his leg. One rifle collected, one patrol Hilux Van burnt. The names of the victims not yet disclosed.”