Gunmen razed police station in Abia

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Hoodlums have burnt down a Police Station in Bende Local Government of Abia State.

It was gathered that yet to be identified gunmen stormed the police station in the early hours of today, Thursday.

The attackers were said to have burnt all the vehicles parked in the station before razing the building.

The police station is situated at the outer gate of the Local Government Area headquarters.

The incident happened less than six hours after Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu left Bende Local Government Area headquarters where a civic reception was held for the immediate past House of Representatives member who represented Bende Federal Constituency.

The attack on Bende Police Station comes less than a week after gunmen razed the Ubani Market Police station, still in Bende Local Government Area.