Police Arrests 8 Over Attack On NTA Station In Onitsha


The Police in Anambra State Police has said that it arrested eight suspects on Wednesday in connection with an attack on Nigerian Television Authority station in Onitsha.

It would be recalled that, the station was bombarded by unknown gunmen at the early hours of Wednesday burning down some equipment before being repelled by the police officers on duty.

Confirming the arrests, the State Police Commissioner, Mr Sam Okaula, said with the gates locked, the suspects made their way through the bush and set the Star Times store and a toilet on fire.

Mr Okaula also noted that “they left a locally made explosive device at the security post and tried to detonate it with gunshots.”

He added that the Anti Bomb Squad have defused the device and promised to beef up security in the area.


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