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Imo Police Confirms Attack On OKIGWE South Area Command Headquarters, 5 Policemen Killed, 1 Missing

by Anita Ogona

The recurring pattern of attacks on Security facilities in Imo State is a source of Worry to all Nigerians Especially Residents Of Imo State.  While stakeholders have also raised concern on the safety of citizens who may inadvertently encounter the wanted criminals, freed during the attacks.

The Imo State Police Command has also confirmed the attack on OKIGWE SOUTH AREA COMMAND Headquarters, Ehime Mbano LGA, by yet to be identified gunmen. in message through a WhatsApp on Monday night, he said the fresh attack, the command’s public relations officer Orlando Ikeokwu said five Police officers were killed and one is yet to be accounted for. According to him, the building of the police Station was not razed by the rampaging gunmen. “I can confirm an attack on Okigwe South Area Command Hqrs by yet-to-be identified gunmen, five officers have been killed, while one is yet to be accounted for. The building not razed. Please,” Mr Ikeokwu said.

This latest attack is coming two days after the house of Governor Hope Uzodinma in his country home at Umuma community was attacked by hoodlums.

We gathered that the gunmen released suspects and made away with police weapons during the attack.

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