How hoodlums razed police station, courts in Imo

BREAKING: Special forces, hoodlums in gun battle in Imo

Unidentified gunmen Saturday razed the Atta Divisional Police Headquarters in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the attackers shot sporadically for a couple of hour earlier than setting the station ablaze.

They additionally razed the Magistrate’s and High Courts within the space and later vandalised the neighborhood well being heart.

The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Bala Elkana, confirmed the incident in a press release issued in Owerri.

According to the assertion, some hoodlums of their numbers stormed the courtroom premises in Attah and set the courtroom buildings on hearth.

Elkana additional acknowledged that they broken a constructing, which was constructed by the neighborhood for the police division.

He added that the Commissioner of Police, Mr Abutu Yaro, had ordered full investigation into the incident.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recollects {that a} police station was additionally attacked on Tuesday in Orji, Owerri North Local Government space by gunmen.

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Meanwhile, the assaults of police formations in numerous elements of the state have triggered rigidity and worry among the many residents.

Businesses and main markets couldn’t open on Saturday in Owerri and its environs, forward of Monday’s sit-at-home order by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra.

NAN additionally experiences that human and vehicular motion within the state capital was additionally restricted, regardless of the police assurances of security of lives and property within the state.

However, some small companies and petrol stations within the outskirts of Owerri have been open for enterprise through the day. (NAN)

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