Unknown Gunmen Attack Abia Divisional Police Headquarters
A Police Divisional Headquarters
in Abia State, was on Sunday May 9 attacked by unknown gunmen.
The attack on the police facility
located at Trademore Estate in Umuahia, the state capital was carried out at
No life was lost in the attack,
but it was however gathered that one of the police personnel on duty sustained
an injury and has been taken to a hospital for treatment.
Police Public Relation Officer in
the state, Geoffrey Ogbonna confirmed the attack and also disclosed that police
authorities in the state were making effort to ascertain the level of damage at
the facility and arrest the perpetrators.
Ogbonna further revealed that the
gunmen arrived in four vehicles; a hummer bus and three Toyota Sienna van, as
well as two motorcycles.
The attackers reportedly set
ablaze documents in the offices and destroyed police vehicles and motorcycles,
among other valuables.
Residents have been asked to
support the police with useful information that would lead to the arrest of the