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Four Officers Injured As Gunmen Raze Imo Police Station, Free Prisoners

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Gunmen have razed the Isiala Mbano Police Divisional Headquarters situated at Umuelemai in Imo State.

The gunmen, who invaded the divisional headquarters armoury on Saturday night time, freed suspects within the detention facility and carted away arms.



It was gathered that the gunmen on arrival condoned off the divisional headquarters situated at Umueze Highway and opened hearth.

In keeping with Punch, the gunmen sacked law enforcement officials on obligation, freed suspects, invaded the ability’s arms storage division earlier than setting it ablaze.

4 policemen allegedly sustained gunshot accidents from the invaders.

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It was additionally acknowledged that the culprits didn’t flee instantly however stayed by and supervised the burning of the police facility.

The supply stated, “The gunmen got here, condoned off the divisional headquarters and instantly opened hearth on the policemen on obligation. This was after that they had freed all of the suspects and picked up all of the arms. Afterwards, they set it ablaze utilizing petrol to ignite the hearth. That is very unlucky.”

The Interim Administration Committee chairman of Isiala Mbano LGA, Chika Okoroike, confirmed the assault. He stated that he was facilitating the rescue mission.

He blamed the removing of troopers from Anara city 24 hours earlier than the assault.

Okoroike stated that he made fervent strikes to ensure that the navy males posted out of Anara city on Friday with none motive returned, however all to no avail.

The police spokesperson within the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, additionally confirmed the assault on the division.

This makes it the fourth police divisional headquarters that had been attacked since February after Obowo, Aboh Mbaise and Ihitte/Uboma divisions have been attacked, respectively.

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