Pains as Gunmen Attack yet another Police Station in Imo State

Pains as Gunmen Attack yet another Police Station in Imo State

- Criminals have struck again in Imo state as they attacked another police station

- The gunmen were said to have a police officer and set ablaze files

- The burning was done in reaction to their inability to steal arms and ammunition

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Another police station has been attacked by criminals in Imo state.

This time, the attack took place against Isiala Mbano Divisional Police Headquarters in Umuelemai on Saturday, March 20.

According to Premium Times, the gunmen injured a police officer and set ablaze files.

The news outlet quoted the police spokesperson in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu.

Pains as Gunmen Attack yet another Police Station in Imo State
Gunmen have yet again attacked another police station in Imo state, Nigeria’s South-east. Photo: PoliceNG
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He said:

“On arrival, they headed to the division’s armoury and unable to find any rifle, they set all the files there ablaze.
“The station was not completely burnt down. Only one policeman sustained gunshot injuries and he was rushed to a hospital."

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This is the second attack in less than a month against police facilities in Imo state.

Meanwhile, had also reported that some gunmen were on a killing spree in police base on Saturday, March 13, shooting dead a police inspector and at least one individual.

The attackers opened fire at the Safer Highways base located in Nabordo, Toro local government area of the northern state.

The sad incident has been confirmed by the police spokesman of Bauchi police command, Ahmed Wakili. also reported that gunmen attacked a police station in Onueke, Ezza south local government area of Ebonyi state, leaving two police inspectors and one sergeant dead.

In the attack that took place Friday, January 8, the suspects reportedly carted away two AK 47 rifles from the station.

Aanu Adegun is a politics and current affairs content editor at with over 7 years of experience in both digital and traditional media. A graduate of English Studies from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state, Aanu started his journalism career as a features writer. Aanu, who is also a creative writer has written books and children magazines. He once anchored some specialised pages of a national newspaper. Aanu is also a satirist.


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