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Unclad Armed Men Set Detainees Free In Abia in dramatic display (Watch)
It was a seemingly endless gun battle yesterday in Anambra, Imo, and Abia states regarding attacks by unidentified armed hoodlums.
The gunmen unleashed disastrous attacks at state Criminal Investigation Department Abia, destroying security facilities, cars set a building on fire.
The hoodlums who were sighted on street in a viral video appearing unclad, reportedly also break loose detention keys to set detainees free.
On the same occasion a divisional police station a magistrate court, high court and located in Atta community, Njaba local government area of Imo State were equally razed with fire.
In accordance with a community source to newsmen on Saturday said the attackers arrived in the area late Friday during bedtime.
The dwellers of the neighborhood were in panic following sporadic shots as the criminals light up the police station said to be under construction and courts.
Bala Elkana, police spokesman confirmed the incident assured that normalcy has returned after special forces were deployed.
In a latest development, Imo anti-riot Squad reportedly shot four armed hoodlums while pushing to burn a police station within Izombe, Oguta Council Area.
The operatives also inflicted severe bullet injuries on the fleeing gunmen on the course of gun dual with police officers.
The state’s police spokesman, Bala Elkana noted that the counter issued between 7-10 PM on Saturday.
A hideout for fuel additionally has been uncovered, a Police spokesman revealed in recent development. He said the petrol depot was discovered Ogbo Oshishi, a Timber Market cited at Naze in Owerri North Local Government Area.
Bala pointedly informed that the products are taken to targeted areas of destruction in the state by rampaging raiders. However credible intel available to Operatives of the Command assisted the Anti-riot unit and Quick Intervention Team to quickly locate the store and six persons were arrested.
The operatives found fourteen shoos stockpiled with petroleum products believed to be sourced fr bunkering and a Tanker Truck with Reg No. GWA 568 AA was intercepted offloading content and drums and sacks using a Robin EY15 pumping machine were recovered.
Meanwhile, fourteen soldiers said to have been slain a conflicting reports yesterday in Ihiala, Anambra State. But five men of the military was reported on major media platforms.