Ehime Mbano Imo Police Station Reportedly Burnt By Unknown Gunmen
This development came just a day after unknown gunmen attacked Owerri Correctional Centre and the Imo State Police Command headquarters, freeing 1,884 inmates and razing over 50 vehicles.
Tuesday’s attack came few hours after the vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, the just sacked Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, and other Government functionaries visited the state to inspect the level of damage on the attacked security facilities.
On arrival, the gunmen freed all of the suspects in detention before setting the Police Divisional headquarters ablaze.
Our correspondent gathered that the gunmen operated with none resistance from policemen.
A supply stated, “Gunmen this nighttime razed Ehime Mbano LGA police divisional headquarters. On arrival, the gunmen freed the suspects before wrecking the havoc.”
A Police spokesperson inside the nation, Orlando Ikeokwu, said that he couldn't confirm the development when he was contacted by means of our correspondent on Tuesday night.
But a senior police officer who does no longer need his call in print stated that the Command’s hierarchy became saddened by means of the contemporary improvement.
The PUNCH reviews that gunmen had between February and March razed Obowo, Abo Mbaise, Ihitte/ Uboma and Isiala Mbano Divisional Police Headquarters, killings 3 cops and injuring others.[NewsNaira]