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Breaking: Gunmen bomb Imo high court

by OkeomaNews

Gunmen on Sunday night burnt Oguta high court located in the Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State.

Our correspondent gathered that the attackers arrived around 11.30pm and attacked the facility.

Our correspondent gathered that the high court is located inside the Local Government headquarters.

A source who doesn’t want to be mentioned told our correspondent that the magistrate’s court registry, appeal court record office, file room, secretary to the high court judge’s office, office of the high court bailiff, the chamber of the high court judge were burnt. 

The source said ” magistrate court registry, appeal court record office, file room, secretary to the high court judge’s office, office of the high court bailiff were burnt while chamber of high court judge was partly razed.  the whole of the block has cracked and no reasonable human being will ever near the facility.”

The Sole Administrator of the Oguta LGA, Ofili Ijioma, said that the arson had been reported to security agents.

He  assured our correspondent that investigation would unravel the faces of the attackers.

The latest attack came ten days after the judge incharge of Ejemekwuru customary court, Nnaemeka Ugboma, was murdered while presiding a court session.

When contacted, the spokesperson for the police in the state, Henry Okoye, said that he was still awaiting information from the area.

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