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Governor Uzodinma: Police Arrest 15 People Over Attack

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At least 15 people have been arrested for the attack on the convoy of Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State.

The arrest was made by the Imo State Police Command; and the police claimed that those arrested were caught with weapons.

Recall that the attack on the governor’s convoy occurred when workers of the Imo State Oil Producing Area Developing Commission protested over their unpaid five months’ salaries.

Speaking on the arrest, the police disclosed that the attackers were arrested by the state police command on Monday, August 17.

The spokesperson for the Imo state police command, Orlando Ikeokwu, claimed they recovered a gun, two machetes, a padlock and chain from some of the suspects.

Though no life was lost in the attack, the police said the windscreens of some of the vehicles in the convoy were smashed and the vehicles damaged.

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