The Imo State Police Command, has on Saturday, revealed that 3 Security Agents were killed during the attack by unknown gunmen on the country home of the State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, Page 36 learnt.
The Police Spokesperson in the State, Orlando Ikeokwu, said that a Police Sergeant and 2 Personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, were the Security Agents killed during the attack..
He explained that while the gunmen killed 1 NSCDC Operative in the Governor’s compound, the other NSCDC Personnel and a Police Sergeant were killed by the attackers, while escaping from the compound.
He stated that the Police Sergeant and the NSCDC Personnel were killed by the fleeing hoodlums, at Mgbidi- Oguta junction.
Ikeokwu also said that 2 cars parked at the Governor’s compound, in Omuma, Oru East Local Government Area of the State, were burnt during the attack.
The Police Spokesperson disclosed that the invaders threw petrol bombs inside the Governor’s compound.
His words: “I can confirm the attack on the Governor’s house. The hoodlums attacked the Governor’s house by throwing in petrol bomb, as a result of which two cars were burnt, but they were successfully repelled, and none of the building was set ablaze.
“However, one unarmed Personnel of the NSCDC was killed in the process. The hoodlums while escaping also killed a Police Sergeant and another NSCDC Personnel, both in their private vehicles, at Mgbidi junction.”