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A police officer has died after gunmen attacked and burnt a police Divisional headquarters in Arondizuogu, Ideato Local Government Area of Imo State in the early hours of Tuesday, November 23.

The gunmen attacked the police station late in the night, killed an officer and left the divisional police officer wounded.

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The gunmen also vandalized vehicles parked in the station.

“Gunmen have attacked the Arondizuogu Divisional Police Headquarters. They burnt and killed one of the police officers. The attacked at the odd hours and left the DPO with a broken head. They gave him matchet cuts and vandalized his Jeep and a police sienna vehicle belonging to the division” an eyewitness said.

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The police spokesperson for the command, Micheal Abattam, confirmed the attack adding that the state Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Hussaini, had ordered an investigation into the attack.


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