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Gunmen numbering about 20 in the early hours of Monday attacked the Zonal Police Headquarters, Zone13, Ukpo, Anambra State.
They razed some offices and scores of vehicles during the attack – A police officer, who pleaded anonymity, told Punch Newspaper that hoodlums were rebuffed from getting into the armory department of the place.
He said, “Our men prevented them from having ingress into our armoury. I can’t tell you the number of casualties now because we have scanty information about the development.”
A bystander said there was heavy gunshots before the offices and vehicles were set ablaze –
NewsWireNGR recalls that, a few weeks ago, gunmen also razed the Imo State Police Command headquarters and burnt almost all the vehicles parked at the command’s headquarters. No fewer than 50 cars were set ablaze in the process.
They also attacked the Nigerian Correctional Services and the police headquarters in Imo State, freeing 1,844 inmates, after which the hoodlums set the facilities ablaze.