The country continues to witness increased in state of insecurity and moreso more worries for the citizens of Imo State, as there’s been another attack on a police facility in the state this evening. This time its the Divisional police headquarters at Ehime, Mbano Local Government Area, Imo State
Just a day after gunmen attacked the Police Command Headquarters in Owerri, a group of armed men invaded another police facility in the state on Tuesday.
The latest attack was carried out on the Divisional Police Headquarters in Ehime Mbano Local Government Area – just about an hour-and-a-half drive from the state capital.
Sources said the gunmen, who came in buses and in a large number, arrived at the police station and freed all the suspects in detention before setting the building ablaze.
Police authorities in the state have confirmed the incident, although it is claimed that at the armoury at the station was intact.
“Ehime Mbano (Police) Division has just been attacked, no casualty on the part of the police, no loss of arms, three vehicles burnt,” Orlando Ikeokwu who is the Police Public Relations Officer said in a text.
On Monday, gunmen attacked the Police Command Headquarters in the state where they burnt almost all the vehicles parked there.
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