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Breaking: Gunmen set ablaze Imo police divisional headquarters, cart away arms, free suspect



Gunmen on Saturday night razed the Isiala Mbano Divisional Headquarters located at Umuelemai in Imo State.

The gunmen, who freed suspects held in the detention facility, invaded the divisional headquarters armoury and carted away arms.

The gunmen on arrival condoned off the Divisional Headquarters located at Umueze Road and opened fire.

According to eyewitnesses, on arrival, the suspects sacked policemen on duty, freed suspects, invaded the arms storage department of the facility before setting it ablaze.

four policemen allegedly sustained gunshot injuries from the Invaders.

Punch Newspaper reports that the gunmen did not flee as they stayed by and supervised the burning of the police facility.

“The gunmen came, condoned of the divisional headquarters and immediately opened fire on the policemen on duty. This was after they had freed all the suspects and collected all the arms. Afterwards, they set it ablaze using petrol to ignite fire. This is very unfortunate.” – The paper reported.

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