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Again, gunmen attack another Imo State Police formation, free detainees

By on April 6, 2021 0 148 Views

Barely a few hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the outgoing Inspector General Of Police, Mohammed Adamu visited Imo State, gunmen again struck and razed another police station in the state and freed some detainees.

Gunmen had attacked the Owerri Correctional Centre and the Imo State Police Command headquarters, freeing 1,884 inmates and razing over 50 vehicles parked in the premises of the Police Command.

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Osinbajo and other officials of the Federal Government, including Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola, had visited the state to inspect the level of damage on the burnt security facilities.

But the gunmen burnt Ehime Mbano Local Government Area Divisional Police Headquarters shortly after they left.

The outgoing IGP, Adamu had earlier accused  IGP accused IPOB’s Eastern Security Network operatives of being the masterminds of attacks on the Imo State Police Command headquarters and the Owerri Correctional Centre.

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