Angry Imo youths raze police station, LG headquarters over alleged killing of two siblings

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Abuja – Another police division was Tuesday morning torched by angry youths Ihitte/ Uboma Council Area of Imo State.

The razing of the station followed the alleged of an two siblings the area by police operatives.

This is also as two policemen were reported to have sustained machete wounds following the reprisal attack.

With this development, no fewer two police stations have been burnt the last one month in the state.

The ’s Police Spokesman, Orlando Ikeokwu, a Superintendent of Police, confirmed the incident but noted that only one person died.

Ikeokwu, however, explained that police operatives had gone to effect an arrest the area were attacked by the youths, injuring two policemen. He said the irate youths had also freed the suspect.

The attack he said exposed the police operatives to danger and it was their bid to protect themselves that a stray bullet hit one of the youths later died in a hospital. (News Express)