Barely seven days after gunmen razed the Ubani Market Police station, in Bende Local Government Area, some suspected hoodlums on Thursday, torched a Police Station in Bende Local Government, Abia State.
It was gathered that the unidentified gunmen stormed the Police Station in the early hours destroying properties which monetary value could not be ascertained.
Eye witnesses’ account said on arrival, the attackers burnt all the vehicles parked in the station before razing the building.
The police station which is less than 10 metres from the LGA field is situated at the outer gate of the LGA headquarters in the area.
An eye witness who pleaded anonymity said, “We heard series of gunshots, and when we rushed outside, we saw the station on fire,” a resident said.
The incident happened less than six hours after Governor Okezie Ikpeazu left Bende LGA headquarters where a civic reception was held for the immediate past House of Representatives member who represented Bende Federal Constituency, Hon. Nnenna Ukeje.
Ukeje spent 12 years at the house of reps.
The attack on Bende Police Station comes less than a weeks after gunmen razed the Ubani Market Police station, still in Bende LGA.
The outlawed Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) has been blamed for these attacks but the group has disclaimed the attack..