They is a rising spate of insecurity in the East as gunmen repeated attacks increases. This attacks range from burning of police stations and patrol vans, ambush and shoot-out with officers, helping prison inmate to escape and stealing of arms and ammunition for virtually all the states in South-East Nigeria. The Police has suffer the highest form of attacks from this gunmen since January of this year.
Below is the summary of the gunmen attacks so far.
On January 8, Onueke police station in Ezza South Local Government was attacked. During the attack three police officer were killed.
On February Ist, Omoba police station in Isiala Ngwa South council area was attacked, with one police officer killed.
On February 4th, the Police Divisional Headquarters in Isu, Onicha Local Government Area was burnt.
On February 5th, Umulowo police division in Obowo Local Government Area was attacked.
On February 23, Abayi Divisional Police Headquarters in Aba was attacked with two police officer killed.
On February 25th, the Divisional Police Headquarters in Aboh Mbaise was burnt.
On March Ist, Iboko Divisional Police station in Izzi Local Government was attacked.
On March 11, Police station in Ihitte- Uboma Local Government Area was burnt.
On March 18, Police checkpoint at Neni, Anaocha Local Government Area was attacked and one police officer killed.
On March 19th, Ekwulobia Police station was attacked with one police officer killed.
On March 22, Abiriba police station in Ohafia Local Government Area was attacked with three police officers killed.
On March 31, the former Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Charles Soludo was attacked at a campaign rally in Isuofia community in the Aguata Local Government Area. During the attack three Police officer were killed and their weapons carted away, while the State's Commisioner for Public Utilities, Emeka Ezenwanne, was kidnapped.
On April 5th at about 2:15am, the headquarters of the Nigeria Correctional Service was attacked with more than 1500 inmates freed by the gunmen.
Headquarters of Nigerian Correctional Service
On the same day, the Imo State Police Headquarters and all vehicles parked in its vicinity were set ablazed.
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