Ogbonnaya Ikokwu, Umuahia
The Abayi police station in Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State was burnt down by yet-to-be-identified hoodlums in the early morning hours of Tuesday.
The hoodlums also burnt all the operational vehicles parked within the premises of the police station.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state Mr. Geoffrey Ogbonna, confirmed the incident to The PUNCH.
He said the hoodlums numbering over one hundred had attacked the police station from a nearby compound with the intention of taking over the station.
The Police spokesman added that the attackers who freed some suspects in the police station threw petrol into the...readmore