Gunmen Attack Imo Prison, Free Inmates And Burn Facility

April 5, 2021

Gunmen on Monday attacked the Nigerian Correctional Services in Imo State and freed an unspecified number of prison inmates.

Channels Television gathered that the attack occurred in the early hours of today, after which the hoodlums set the facility ablaze.

The gunmen also razed the Imo State Police Command headquarters situated in Owerri and burnt almost all the vehicles parked at the command headquarters.

They were said to have operated from 1 am till 3 am during which they sang solidarity songs at the Government House Roundabout for about 30 minutes before attacking the facilities.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed the attacks

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