Magistrate Court Set Ablaze In Njaba.

A Magistrate court in Atta in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State , was on Saturday set ablaze by hoodlums.

A statement by SP Bala Elkana, Police Public Relations Officer, Imo State Police Command, Owerri said the State Commissioner of Police, has ordered thorough investigation of the incident.

The statement read:

“On the 29th May, 2021 at about 0700hours, the Command received a distress call that some hoodlums mobilised in large number, stormed the premises High/Magistrate Court Attah and set it on fire. They also damaged a building that was constructed by the community intended to be used as Police Station in Attah, Njaba Local Government Area.

  1. Upon the receipt of the complaint, Police Special Forces were deployed to the scene. The Commissioner of Police Imo state, CP Abutu Yaro, fdc has ordered a full investigation into the incident and directed that no stone should be left unturned until the perpetrators of such heinous crime are apprehended and made to face the full weight of the law.

SP Bala Elkana, ANIPR,
Police Public Relations Officer,
For Commissioner of Police,
Imo State.


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