Hoodlums Kill Police Inspector, Burn Station In Abia (Photo)

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A police station has been ablaze by hoodlums in state.

According to NAN, attack took place at Umuoba Police Station in Isiala Ngwa North Local Area of .

report also said that a police inspector was in tragic incident.

Police Relations Officer Geoffrey Ogbonna in the command confirmed this Tuesday in Aba, observing that the hoodlums came at about 3 a.m.

Mr Ogbonna said that the hoodlums who attacked the police station also burnt the station and its operational vehicles.

“In the course of that attack, one inspector lost his life, another policewoman was seriously injured.

“The hoodlums then broke into the armoury of the police at the station and stole some arms, including the gun of the inspector who was .

“They also burnt down the station and the vehicles parked in the premises, including one of serviceable patrol vans.

“The body of the inspector has been taken to the mortuary while the policewoman is being treated,” he said.

Mr Ogbonna said the police in had begun investigations to unravel the cause of the attack.

He urged the to be watchful and be the lookout in their communities for intruders and unknown faces.

He also called on hoteliers to volunteer credible information on certain visitors who would want to leave the hotels at midnight to commit crimes.

The police promised to protect the details of anybody who volunteered information that could lead to the of the hoodlums.