Gunmen raze another police station in Imo




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Gunmen have razed another police station State few hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and outgoing Inspector General of Police (), Muhammed Adamu left Owerri, the State capital.

Osinbajo and other officials of the Federal , including Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola, had visited the state to inspect the level of damage on the burnt facilities.

But the gunmen burnt Ehime Mbano Local Area Divisional Police Headquarters shortly after they left.

It gathered on arrival at the station, the gunmen freed all before setting the Police Divisional headquarters ablaze.


Our correspondent gathered the gunmen operated without any resistance from policemen.

A source said: “Gunmen this evening razed Ehime Mbano LGA police divisional headquarters. On arrival, the gunmen carrying guns freed the before wrecking the havoc.”

Police spokesperson, Orlando Ikeokwu, told The Nation he had been contacted or briefed on the incident.

But a senior , craved anonymity, said the Command’s hierarchy saddened by the latest development.

The Nation