Dread keeps on plaguing the air in Imo State as shooters in the early long periods of Thursday assaulted the Mbieri Divisional Police Headquarters arranged in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state.
Our reporter assembled from an indigene of Mbieri that the escaping shooters struck around 1am and promptly delivered the suspects in authority in the police office.
The shooters likewise removed the telephones having a place with suspects and the police agents at the Division.
However, a police source at Division told our reporter that the shooters were repulsed by the cops on the job.
The police source said “We opposed them yet they overwhelmed us. They had more refined weapons. They took every one of the telephones they saw, delivered the presumes when they got entrance and vandalized the police building.”
The source trusted in our reporter that the assailants seized one cop and harmed two different cops.
A people group pioneer, Nokey Ebikam, told our journalist that the police divisional central command was not consumed.
As indicated by him, the shooters didn’t destroy the police office however liberated the suspects in detainment subsequent to vandalizing the Division.
Another indigene of the space, Darlington Irobi, affirmed the assault on the police office to our journalist.
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He likewise revealed that the suspects were liberated by the rampaging shooters.
Police representative in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, affirmed the assault on the police headquarters when he was reached by The PUNCH on Thursday morning.
He likewise affirmed that while one cop was missing, two others where harmed inferable from the obstruction put by the police officers on the job.
Ikeokwu, likewise affirmed that a few speculates kept in the police office were liberated by the assailants.
He, anyway guaranteed that the police expert in the state had started examination concerning the assault, right away.
The PUNCH reports that six Divisional Police Headquarters had been assaulted among February and April separated from the state Police Command base camp and Owerri Correctional Center which were assaulted on Monday, individually, with 1,884 prisoners delivered and more than 50 vehicles consumed.
The shooters likewise assaulted an army installation at Ukwuorji on the Owner-Onitsha Expressway, consumed an officer in a vehicle and leveled four other operational vehicles having a place with the military.
The other Police divisions assaulted in the state inside two months are Obowo, Aboh Mbaise, Ihitte/Uboma, Isiala Mbano and the Ehime Mbano Divisional Police Headquarters.