Gunmen in the early hours of Thursday attacked the Mbieri Divisional Police Headquarters situated in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State.
VANTAGE NEWS gathered that the attackers stormed the police station around 1am before releasing some of the suspects in custody.
The gunmen allegedly took away phones of the released suspects and some of the police operatives on duty.
But a police source at Division told The Punch that the gunmen were repelled by the policemen on duty.
The police source said “We resisted them but they overpowered us. They had more sophisticated weapons. They took all the phones they saw, released the suspects when they gained access and vandalised the police building.”
This comes three days after some unknown gunmen attacked the Police headquarters and the Owerri Correctional Centre.