Gunmen have again attacked another police station in Abia State Just A few Hours after the Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu left Bende LGA headquarters after a civic reception of a three-time immediate past House of Representatives member who represented Bende Federal Constituency, Hon. Nnenna Ukeje, for 12 Years
Confirming the incident the The Police Public Relations Officer in Abia state, Ogbonna Geoffrey said that two police operatives were shot on the leg, while the generator house and multi-purpose house of Bende Local Government headquarters were touched. he also explained that over 100 unidentified gunmen stormed and razed Bende Police Station in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State, Wednesday night around 10.45pm He disclosed that suspects who were detained at the station were freed by the gunmen, while two vehicles and three motorcycles, including a highlander vehicle belonging to DPO of Bende Police Station, were burnt down.
The attack followed the burning of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency office at Amaekpu. just a few hours after
The police station is situated at the outer gate of the LGA headquarters and about less than 10 metres from the LGA field where the occasion held.
A Resident of the area Nnadi Ubeh also confirmed heavy presence of soldiers had arrived in the area to restore normalcy by Thursday morning