GUNMEN ATTACK POLICE STATION WITH EXPLOSIVE, RAZE DOWN BUILDING
Unknown gunmen has attacked and burnt down the Umuchu Divisional Police station located along the Umuchu-Achina road, Aguata Local Government Area (LGA) of Anambra State.
The attack which occured at the wee hours of today, January 8, 2023, came barely two weeks after gunmen abducted a Kaduna State based businessman and Managing Director of Peoples Bookshop, Ogbuehi Pius Egwuekwe, in front of his palatial home as he arrived for the Christmas and New Year celebrations.
Information available indicates that the attack occurred at about 0300hrs of the day when the hoodlums invaded the station located just off the road and destroyed the recently renovated building with new infrastructure with explosives.
As at today's morning, parts of the station was still burning while most of the equipment inside the building were destroyed.
The Umuchu Improvement Union (UIU) recently renovated the station which was initially built by leading community leaders and donated to the Nigeria Police to help secure the area.