Uyai-Abasi Etido

Hoodlums on Sunday reportedly invaded and burnt down the Umuchu Police Station, along the Umuchu-Achina road in Aguata LGA of Anambra State.

It was gathered that the station was still under renovation by members of the Umuchu Improvement Union, UIU, having been destroyed by protesters during the EndSARS protest in 2020.

Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesman for the state police command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga said there was no record of casualty.

In his words: “The police station is still under renovation before the hoodlums came in the early hours today (Sunday) and set it ablaze. The situation is under control and calm has returned in the area.” he said. ”