- A magistrate court in Imo state has been set ablaze by some angry youths
- It was gathered that the flames started by the youths (over 15 of them), destroyed all the documents in the court
- Andrew Enwerem, the police spokesman in the state, confirmed the incident to newsmen, adding that it is still under investigation
There was confusion at the magistrate court in Orlu, Imo state, as over fifteen youths set the building on fire.
Punch gathered that the fire destroyed all the documents in the court before it could be quenched.
The building is located in premises of Orlu High court. The police spokesperson in the state, Andrew Enwerem, who confirmed the incident to newsmen said that it was a premeditated act.
Enwerem said that the commissioner of police, Daduki Galadanchi, had ordered the area commander in charge of Orlu zone to begin full investigations into the case.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com reported that there was tension and mayhem in Ilara Mokin, located in the Ifedore local government area of Ondo state, on Sunday, July 29, when two members of the community were killed in an auto crash.
According to an eyewitness, the deceased, who had yet been unidentified, were on a motorcycle on the Ilesa-Akure expressway when the 18-passenger commercial bus crushed them to death.
The eyewitness, who pleaded anonymity, said the development caused serious protest by the youths of the community who allegedly razed the bus and attacked the security personnel in the area.
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