BREAKING: Gunmen attack Imo prison, free over 1500 inmates


Gunmen this morning attacked the Owerri Correctional Prison in the Imo State capital and freed over 1500 inmates.

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

The hoodlums further freed the suspects in almost all the cells at the State Criminal Investigation Department of the command.

The attackers operated from 1am till 3am this morning.

In a telephone conversation with the state Police spokesperson , Orlando Ikeokwu, who confirmed the attacks to news men in Owerri, assured the people of the state that the security agencies were on top of the matter. #

Details later…


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