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For the second time in two days, gunmen have razed another Police station in Imo State

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Gunmen have razed the Ehime Mbano Local Government Area Divisional Police Headquarters in Imo State.

Multiple sources say, the gunmen broke into the station on Tuesday evening, shooting sporadically before burning the facility.

It was learnt that the armed men operated unchallenged for more than 45 minutes- Like the Police headquarters attacked two days ago, they also freed all the suspects in detention before setting the police divisional headquarters ablaze.

This comes a day after gunmen attacked a correctional facility in Owerri, Imo State, freeing some inmates.

The armed men used guns and dynamites and also attacked the State Police Headquarters.

Meanwhile, Rauf Aregbesola, minister of interior, says the fugitives who escaped from the custodial centre in Owerri, Imo state capital, will be pardoned if they voluntarily return.

The minister gave the assurance while inspecting the centre on Tuesday following an attack on the facility.

He said unlawful escape from custody is a crime but assured that willful returnees will be exempted from prosecution.

The minister said he will ensure that those involved in the attack are brought to book.

Aregbesola said the federal government will leave no stone unturned to fish out perpetrators.

He said: “Unlawful escape from custody is a crime but government in its magnanimity will grant amnesty to prisoners who willfully return.

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