Unknown gunmen on Thursday attacked the Ideato South Local Government Area Police Headquarters in Dikenafai, Imo State.
It was gathered that the hoodlums who used bombs in attacking the police division also freed detainees.
The gunmen in their large numbers also set part of the police station ablaze with explosive devices.
The explosives destroyed the administrative office, the Divisional Police Officer’s office, and the reception desk, The Nation reports.
Speaking on the attack, Imo Police Command spokesman, CSP Michael Abattam, said he was yet to be briefed.
It was learnt that some of the detainees have been rearrested by a local vigilante group.
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