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Again, gunmen attack INEC office in Imo, three killed

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) along Port Harcourt Road, Imo State, came under attack on Monday as gunmen invaded the office.

SOLACEBASE had reported the attack on INEC office in Orlu Local Government Area of Imo State, last week.

It was gathered that the hoodlums, numbering more than 10, attacked the facilities of the electoral body at 3am.

At least more than three offices on the premises of the commission were torched before a reinforcement from Imo police headquarters dislodged the hoodlums, three of whom were reportedly killed.

Two others were captured alive, while the police were said to be on the trail of other suspects.

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Police Public Relations Officer in the state, CSP Mike Abattam, confirmed the development, but did not give details.

He said that the police were gathering information on the incident and on a manhunt for the other fleeing suspects.

Among items destroyed were furniture, files and vehicles.

The EPM building was completely burnt, while the Accounts and Servicom depts were also torched.

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