Again, gunmen raze another Police station in Abia

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Gunmen have again attacked another police station in Abia State.

The latest was the Wednesday attack on the Headquarters of Divisional Police station in Bende Local Government Area.

According to reports, a police officer was shot in the leg and the entire building razed by the gunmen.

Some of the suspects under detention in the station were said to have been freed by the gunmen.

Information has it that two vehicles, three motorcycles and a generator house in the vicinity were set ablaze by the hoodlums.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, who confirmed the incident, debunked report of the death of any police officer.

Ogbonna, who debunked the claims that arms were carted away from the police armoury, said he was yet to know if the hoodlums freed suspects under detention at the police station.

This is the fourth government facility that has been attacked by hoodlums in the State, coming after the Sunday attack on Mike Okiro Police Station in Umuahia North Local Government Area.

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