Imo: There Was No Attack On Army Barracks & Government House – Police
The Imo State Police Command said its attention has been drawn to a post making the rounds on various social media platforms stating that the Army Barracks and Imo State Government House were attacked and 15 soldiers shot dead.
Reacting to the fake post, SP Bala Elkana ANIPR, PPRO, said “The Command hereby wishes to inform the general public that there was no such attacks in these places mentioned in the write up, that is just the figment and imagination of the author”.
“To this end, members of the public are advised to disregard the news, as it is handiwork of mischief makers and budging conflict entrepreneurs.”
“The Commissioner of Police therefore, warns the public to be wary of such posts, as it is aimed at causing palpable tension, as well as instilling fear in Imolites. It furthers warn mischief makers to desist from such fake alarms/news, else they face the wrath of the law.”
“In the mean time, peace is largely restored to Imo State and business entities, especially night crawlers and hospitality patrons to feel free, come out en masse in pursuit of their regular pleasure.”