Suspected members of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), who are also members of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) on Monday attacked the Apumiri-Ubakala Police Station in Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia state, killing two officers.
The gunmen attacked the station around 2am on Monday. They reportedly razed the station and operational vehicles parked in the vicinity and carted away their ammunition.
Also, all the suspects under detention in the station were said to have been freed by the hoodlums, according to Sahara Reporters. “There was an attack on the Apumiri Police Station in Ubakala Umuahia South LGA, Abia State by unknown gunmen in the early hours of today.”
“Two police men were shot dead and the attackers made away with their remains, cell inmates were freed and six police officers has been declared missing,” a police source told the medium.
There have been repeated attacks on facilities belonging to security agencies in the South East and South South geopolitical zones of the country over the past weeks thereby compounding the security challenges in the regions.