CHECKPOINTCHARLEY has been informed that hoodlums have attacked the Federal High Court complex in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital.
Two security guards were injured during the attack that was said to have occurred around 1:00am on Tuesday.
The assailants burnt the library and the security section of the court.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mrs Loveth Odah, confirmed the incident, saying the hoodlums came in large numbers and set a section of the court ablaze.
According to her, firefighters however quickly intervened and extinguished the fire.
“Yes, last night, hoodlums came in their large numbers and set a section of the court ablaze but firefighters promptly came and quenched the fire,” she said.