Bandits again set police division in Imo on fire



Barely 48 hours after unknown gunmen attacked the Police in , bandits again razed the Police division in Ehime/Mbano in the state, setting some vehicles on fire on Tuesday.

The Police Spokesman in , SP Orlando Ikeokwu confirmed the attack on the police division to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

NAN recalls   Police Headquarters and the Center in , were attacked by unknown gunmen on Sunday, while some inmates escaped in the process.

The attack occurred few hours after the , ,  the former Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and other government functionaries visited the state to inspect the attacked .

However, the PPRO said no life was lost in the latest  attack.

“Yes I can confirm to you police facility was attacked today by bandits.

“No casualty on the part of police, no loss of arms but three vehicles were burnt in the process,” he said.

NAN attack has brought the number of police destroyed in the state between February and April to five.

They are Obowo, Aboh-Mbaise, Ihite Uboma, Isiala Mbano and Ehime Mbano as well as the police headquarters in the state. (NAN)