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POLICE REACTS TO ATTACK IN ORJI COMMUNITY BY UNKNOWN GUNMEN

Residents of Owerri the Imo state capital were today thrown into confusion, as unknown gunmen invaded Orji community, in Owerri North Local Government area, shooting sporadically into the air.
The gunmen who were said to have been in their numbers also attacked the newly rebuilt Orji police station.
A press statement issued by the police public relations officer, Bala Elkana, indicates that the hoodlums launched an offensive on the reconstruction site of Orji divisional police headquarters, which was earlier burnt down during the end sars protest in 2020, but were repealed after exchange of gun fire with officers of the state police command.
He says the area has been cordoned off, while five suspects have been arrested.
The statement further affirms that mop up operation is on, to arrest more suspects.

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