Again, gunmen invade police station in Ebonyi, set it ablaze

Hoodlums on Monday, invaded Iboko Divisional Police Station, in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

The Invaders were said to have set the building ablaze, using fire bombs.

Police Commissioner in Ebonyi State, Aliyu Garba, confirmed the incident.

He said, “Yes they attacked the station around 1a.m. but there was no casualties.

“They threw improvised fire bomb at the station and it ignited but it only affected a small part of the building.”

CP Garba said steps were being taken to protect police facilities and personnel in the state.

Part of the steps, he said, include reinforcements in units and divisions needing such and rebuilding the confidence of personnel.

Recall that three police officers were killed during January attack on the Onueke police station in Ezza South Local Government Area of the state.
The gunmen carted away arms and ammunition at the station.

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