Hoodlums who came in their numbers in the early hours of Monday, attacked the Head quartersof the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) along Porthacourt road Owerri destroying some part of the facilities official and private vehicles parked at the premesis of the commission.
The spokesman of the state Police Command, CSP Micheal Abattam at a press briefing Monday morning, said the attack, occurred Monday morning and led to the death of three suspects and the arrest of two suspects.
According to him, ” the leader of the Hoodlums, was identified as a member of the group who attacked the Agwa Police station in Ohaji/Egbema local government area of the state recently
He said during the attack, the security operatives including men of the police command, matched the hoodlums fire for fire and succeeded in neutralizing three of hoodlums and arresting two of them alive.
Also the PPRO said, several guns, ammunition and charms were recovered from the suspects.
He said the state Commissioner of Police has ordered full-scale investigation into the incident.