The premises of the Federal Excessive Court docket in Abakaliki was on Tuesday morning set ablaze by yet-to-be-identified hoodlums.
Mrs Loveth Odah, Ebonyi State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Ebonyi, who confirmed the incident to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN), mentioned that no arrest had been made.
She, nevertheless, mentioned that the command had started investigation to unmask these behind the assault with a view to bringing them to justice.
“Hoodlums within the early hours of Tuesday, wielding harmful weapons stormed the Federal Excessive Court docket premises and burnt a part of the constructing.
“Although no arrest has been made, investigation is ongoing.
“The Commissioner of Police, Mr Aliyu Garba, has promised to arrest the perpetrators and produce them to justice,” Odah mentioned.
In the meantime, a detachment of the Nigeria Cell Police (MOPOL) has been drafted to the world to safe the court docket premises.
Gunmen invade, set Abakaliki court docket ablaze