Breaking: Again gunmen attack another police station, High court in Imo

Again facilities of the Nigeria Police Force in Imo State has witnessed another attack by unknown gunmen.

TrillerTunes reports that the gun-wielding men on Saturday (today) went berserk by razing the Atta Divisional Police Headquarters in the Njaba Local Government Area of the state.

Reports also confirmed that the hoodlums attacked and set the Atta Magistrate and High Court on fire after they had vandalized the community’s health centre. Fears had gripped residents of the community as the youths of the community reportedly almost lynched The PUNCH correspondent who visited the area on Saturday morning.

TrillerTunes learnt that his gadgets were sized, damaged and money extorted from him. The razing of the building took place between 1 and 2am, The PUNCH confirmed.

It was gathered that the assailants shot sporadically for close to an hour before commencing an attack on the government facilities in the community.

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The crown prince of the community, Remigiius Azike, told our correspondent that the incident took place when the villagers had gone to bed.

A former president-general of the community, John Agbaso, told our correspondent that the community was in pains.

He said that it was just one week ago that the house of the president-general of the community, Chijioke Duruonyeokwu, was set ablaze by unknown people with his wife killed.

Calling on the government to come to their rescue, the community leader said that insecurity was on the increase in the area.

He said, “I was the one who built the police station and the magistrate court and mobilised youths under the auspices of Transformations Ambassadors of Atta Nwambieri to build the high court. I did this so that our people will have access to government facilities. This latest incident is coming a week after they razed the house of our president general and killed his wife. The government should come to our rescue.”

When contacted, the Police Spokesperson in the state, Bala Elkana, said that he had not been briefed.

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