- Armed criminals in Imo on Saturday, March 19, launched an attack on the home of the president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo
- The gunmen also razed the property located at Awo-Omanma in the Oru East local government area of Imo state
- The Imo state police is yet to release a statement concerning the attack at the time of filing this report
Awo-Omanma, Imo state - The residence of Prof George Obiozor, the president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo at Awo-Omanma in Oru East local government area of Imo state was torched by an unknown gang of gunmen.
The Punch reports that Obiozor's country home was razed on Saturday morning, March 19, after the attackers threw explosive devices at the house.
A source who spoke with the newspaper said the invaders were captured on CCTV cameras arriving at the Igbo leader’s home in vehicles.
It was gathered that Obiozor was not at home when his house was attacked.
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The horrible incident was confirmed by one of the leaders of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, who prefers anonymity. The leader noted that he had called Obiozor to commiserate with him on the incident.
Neither the Imo state police nor Obiozor have yet to release a statement concerning the attack at the time of filing this report.
Pandemonium in southeast as gunmen attack police station again, kill inspector
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that unknown gunmen have attacked another police station in the southeast region.
According to the report, a police officer was killed during the incident which took place at Mgbidi divisional police headquarters, Orsu West local government area of Imo state.
Michael Abattem, police public relations officer, confirming the attack in a statement on Saturday, January 15, said another officer sustained a minor bullet injury on his hand in the attack.
Tension in southeast state as gunmen attack prison officers with dynamites, kill 2
Gunmen have killed two prison officers at Umulolo in Okigwe local government area of Imo state. The attack occurred at the Umulolo axis of the town on Wednesday morning, March 16.
The incident caused panic as people scampered for safety following the explosion that rocked the scene.
A security operative who spoke anonymously, said the prison officers were ambushed by their attackers.