Correctional service in Imo confirms attack on facility

Imo command of Nigerian Correctional Service has an attack on its facility in Owerri.

Public of service in state, Mr James Madugba, the incident in Owerri on Monday.

Madugba who said that the event occurred about 2.00 a.m Monday, also said that inmates escaped.

He said  some operational vehicles of the service were burnt.

He added that the service had yet to confirm the numbers of escaped inmates and damaged vehicles.

“We can confirm that the facility was attacked about 2.00 a.m. Monday with operational vehicles burnt and inmates large.

“We have yet to confirm definite figures but we’ll make them public as soon as possible “, he said.

He, however, on residents of the state to go about their businesses, as according to him, the situation is under control.(NAN)