Again, Unknown Gunmen Attack Police Facility In Imo


Barely 48 hours headquarters of the Nigeria police and prisons in Imo State were attacked by unknown gunmen, another police station has been set ablaze in the state.

The police headquarters and the Correctional Center in Imo were attacked by unknown gunmen on Sunday, with some inmates escaping in the process.

The unknown gunmen on Tuesday attacked the police division in Ehime/Mbano in the state and burnt down some vehicles.

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The latest attack occurred few hours after the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, the former Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and other government functionaries visited the state to inspect the attacked facilities.

Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Ikeokwu, a superintendent of police, said no life was lost in the latest attack.

“Yes I can confirm to you that the police facility was attacked today by bandits.

“No casualty on the part of police, no loss of arms but three vehicles were burnt in the process,” he said.

The attack latest attack has brought to five the number of police facilities destroyed in the state between February and April.

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They are Obowo, Aboh-Mbaise, Ihite Uboma, Isiala Mbano and Ehime Mbano as well as the police headquarters in the state.



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