Operatives of the Imo State Police Command have arrested 4 suspects in reference to the burning of Okigwe South Space Police Command headquarters.
The station was on April 26 attacked by some armed hoodlums who killed 5 policemen.
The state Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, on Friday, mentioned when the armed hoodlums left the station, some youths of the group stormed the command constructing and looted the station’s arms and ammunition and later set it ablaze.
He said that the tactical unit at the side of the Fast Intervention Unit of the command arrested the suspects within the Ehime Mbano space of the state, Day by day Belief stories.
He mentioned: “Operatives of the command deployed to Orieagu, in Ehime Mbano LGA to fish out the perpetrators and their companions in crime have arrested 4 infamous suspects in reference to the dastardly act.
“All of the suspects have been recognized by a suspect, one Onyedikachi Onneme, arrested by the police in reference to the act.
“The suspects have been chargeable for the looting and setting ablaze the Space Command Headquarters positioned at Orieagu in Ehime Mbano LGA in of the state.
“Recall that on twenty sixth April 2021, some armed hoodlums invaded and attacked Okigwe South Police Space Command the place 5 policemen have been gruesomely killed whereas others sustained accidents.
“When the armed hoodlums left the station, some unscrupulous youths of the group stormed the Space command constructing and looted the station’s arms and ammunition and later set it ablaze.”
He mentioned all of the suspects have been in police custody present process investigation with a view to arresting their accomplices.
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