Protest: Hoodlums sets police station on fire in Imo


By Ikechukwu Iweajunwa

Owerri, Oct 21, 2020 Unidentified hoodlums on Wednesday, set Nworubi Police Divisional Headquarters in Mbaitoli LGA on fire in continuation of the ongoing protest against police brutality.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Ikeokwu Orlando, confirmed the incident to newsmen on Wednesday.

He said ” Yes I can confirm to you that Nworubi Police Division was set on fire this afternoon by hoodlums.

‘No arrest has been made yet, but police authority have opened investigation into the matter,” he said.

Gov. Hope Uzodinma had on Tuesday ordered 24 hours curfew in Imo to end the ongoing protest in the state.

Protesters ignored the curfew and embarked on protest in various locations of the state.

The state’s Fire Service was mobilised by state government to quench the fire.