Unknown Gunmen set courts ablaze in Imo, destroy Properties worth millions of Naira

The unknown gunmen causing havoc in the South-eastern part of the country have again, destroyed another government facility in Imo State.

The assailants reportedly set ablaze the building housing the high court and magistrates’ court in Orlu, Imo State, leading to the destruction of some sensitive documents.

According to reports, the development came barely a week after the daredevil armed men attacked the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Owerri, the state capital.

The Chairman, Nigerian Bar Association, Orlu branch, Barnabas Munonye, who confirmed the incident, described it as a very unfortunate development, adding that his attention was drawn to the incident by the administrative secretary of the association on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the Imo State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Mike Abattam, also confirmed the attack.

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