Some irate youths have burnt down Igboukwu police station, Aguata local government area of Anambra state, following the shooting of motorcycle rider by police in the area.
Daily Trust gathered that there were some altercations between police operatives and motorcycle riders over some impounded motorcycles as a result of the recent restriction on movement of motorcycles beyond 9:pm in the State.
According to the spokesman for the Anambra state police command, SP Haruna Mohammed, the situation degenerated into a chaos which led to an accidental discharge that hit one motorcycle rider and burning down of Igboukwu police station by irate youth.
Meanwhile he said the state Commissioner for police, CP John Abang has appealed for calm and ordered for detention of police men involved.
According to him, the CP has ordered for full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident and he assured the public that “justice would be done in the case and the outcome of Police investigation shall be made public in due course.”