Some so-called ‘Unknown Gunmen’ terrorising many parts of Nigeria’s southeast region on Saturday attacked the Imo High Court in Orlu Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
The hoodlums burnt sensitive documents in the court complex housing both the high court and a magistrates’ court.
According to one of the clerical workers of the court, who spoke on anonymous condition, “all the sensitive files in the building were burnt.”
BREAKING:Armed Men on Saturday have set ablaze the building of Imo State high court in Orlu LGA, part of the structure housing sensitive documents,files and valuables were razed down by the inferno. pic.twitter.com/T8pqD513P2
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Speaking on the development, Orlu Branch Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA) Barnabas Munonye, confirmed the incident, describing it as “unfortunate”.
Furthermore, he said that his attention was drawn to the incident by the administrative secretary of the association early Saturday morning.
Also, the spokesman of the Imo State Police Command, Mike Abattam, confirmed the incident.
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