Hoodlums bomb Imo Correctional Centre, set hundreds of inmates free

Gun menUnidentified have set the Imo State correctional centre on , freeing hundreds of inmates.

gathered that the hoodlums took advantage of the calm atmosphere of Easter to invade the centre at the wee hours of Monday.

This development came after the state Commissioner of Police, Nasiru Mohammed said that he had deployed over 47 personnel to ensure maximum security during and after the Easter celebration.

Our correspondent gathered that there was sporadic shooting on Monday morning which lasted for three hours before the centre was bombed.

Owerri residents and commuters who ply the Okigwe road are apprehensive as the situation is degenerating.

Efforts to reach the Police Public Relations officer, Orlando Ikeokwu proved abortive as his phone was unavailable at press .

Leave a Reply

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

%d bloggers like this: