Insecurity: Imo High Court Set Ablaze As Gunmen Strike Again

By NewsBits

Again, the armed men wrecking havoc in the Southeastern part of the country have destroyed another government facility in Imo State. The assailants reportedly set ablaze the building housing the high court and magistrates’ court in Orlu, Imo State, leading to the destruction of some sensitive documents.

The development came barely a week after the daredevil armed men attacked the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Owerri, the state capital. The Chairman, Nigerian Bar Association, Orlu branch, Barnabas Munonye, who confirmed the incident, described it as a very unfortunate development.

He said his attention was drawn to the incident by the administrative secretary of the association early Saturday morning. The Imo State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Mike Abattam, also confirmed the attack. According to the PPRO, the police had launched an investigation into the incident.

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