Unknown hoodlums have attacked and burnt down Oyigbo police station in Rivers State. According to an eye witness who spoke with ElombahNews this afternoon, the rampaging hoodlums overpowered the police officers who were on duty and started destroying properties in the station.
Another source also said, over two thousand protesters laid siege in the police formation in the early hours of today. They were chanting all kinds of war songs before carrying out the attack.
When ElombahNews contacted a police sergeant who escaped the attack, he said vehicles were destroyed and other important valuables in the station were also looted by the hoodlums.
As at the time of filing this report, Nigerian military has taken over the city. There are reports of sporadic shooting and several innocent civilians sustaining gun shots injuries.