Gun men attack in Owerri again barely twenty-four hours after gunmen attacked Owerri Prisons and Imo State Police Command headquarters, setting on fire and freeing 1844 inmates, another police station was razed yesterday at Ehime Mbano by suspected hoodlums linked to Eastern Security Network, ESN.
Recall that in the last three months, no fewer than 25 police stations were burnt in the South-East and South-South regions of the country, while 67 security men were killed.
gathered that the hoodlums also attacked suspected killer herdsmen along Umuihi road in Ihitte/Uboma Local Government Area at about 18:30 pm.
An eyewitness told Vanguard: “The hoodlums sang Biafra songs, they bombed Ehime Mbano police station, entered it and took way some ammunition.
”Thereafter, they drove towards Umuahia road. They also freed some of their members in the police custody. After the attack, they ran away, singing songs of victory, that they had got independence to have their own country.”
Reacting to the attack, the Imo State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Orlando Ikeokwo, said: “Ehime Mbano Division has just been attacked, no casualty on the part of Police, no loss of arm, three vehicles burnt.”
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