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Gunmen Attack Another Imo Police Station, Kidnap Cop, Free Suspects

New Police Chief, Usman Baba

Again gunmen have attacked another Divisional Police Headquarters in Imo State and abducted one policeman, leaving two others injured.

The latest attack, which reportedly took place around 1am on Thursday, was on the Mbieri Police Division in Mbaitoli Local Government Area.

The gunmen, who reportedly overpowered the policemen on duty, were said to have released the suspects in custody at the police facility and also took away the phones belonging to suspects and the police operatives.

Police spokesperson in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed the attack on the police station when he was contacted.

He also confirmed that some suspects detained in the police facility were freed and that one police officer was missing, while two others where injured while they were trying to repel the invaders.

He added that investigation into the attack had commenced.

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