Monday, April 5, 2021

Hoodlums free over 2,000 prisoners in Imo

 No fewer than 2,000 inmates escaped on Monday morning in Owerri, the Imo State capital when suspected hoodlums attacked the Correctional Facility near the State Government House.

The Nation

The hoodlums also attacked the Imo Police command headquarters where they freed another 600 suspects in custody.

They set the police headquarters ablaze with dozens of vehicles burnt in the process.

According to sources, the attack started around 1.30 am and ended around 3.30am without any resistance.

The Nation gathered the hoodlums converged in front of the Imo State Government House, circling the roundabout and chanting solidarity songs for about 30 minutes before setting out to attack the Police Command Headquarters.

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