Another Attack On Imo Police Command Headquarters Owerri Repelled
The Imo State Police Command Headquarters in Owerri was today attacked by suspected hoodlums wielding dangerous weapons and assorted fire arms.
Their attacks was Repelled by the men of the Nigerian police as the assailants took various routes to gain access to the police HQ without success.
This incident has thrown Owerri municipal into confusion as people trying to go to Church scampered back home for safety.
Confirming the attack, the Imo State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said the gallantry of the men of the police force was more than enough to repell the assailants and gunned down one of the attackers.
“Hoodlums masquerading as unknown gunmen attempted an attack on the Police Headquarters this morning but suffered a huge defeat.
“They made effort to access the Police Headquarters through Works Layout around Avan Nursery and Primary School but were vehemently repelled.
“They came in a white Hummer bus. One of the hoodlums is killed during an exchange of fire and others were injured.
“The Hummer bus is recovered. Two Ak47 rifles were also recovered. More updates later.”
Recall that in April, the Imo Police Headquarters and Correctional Facility were attacked while scores of prisoners were let loose.