Breaking: Another police station attacked by unknown gun men in Imo, set the station ablaze
- Tue Apr 06 2021
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Few hours after the former Inspector general of police inspected the in tdamages done by gunmen who attacked the headquarters of Nigerian Correctional Centre and the Imo State Police Command in Owerri, the state capital, another attack occurred in the Ehime Mbano Local Government Area Divisional Police Headquarters in Imo State. An witness said the armed men operated unchallenged for more than 45 minutes and later set the station on fire.
The ex-IGP ordered police officers had ordered the police men in Imo state to use maximum force against IPOB. According to his statement,
“Those that were released by the attackers, I have been told, some of them belong to the IPOB group; the proscribed IPOB group,” he had said.
“We are sending this message to them that there will be no hiding place. They will be re-arrested and many more of the criminals within that group will be arrested.
“Whether in their homes and forest, we are determined to fish them out. I have instructed my men to use maximum force with the guns available to us.
“We have the authority to defend the country, which they don’t have. We will not allow these criminals to succeed.”