The Oguta High Court located in the Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State was on Sunday night, February 12, bombed by yet-to-be-identified gunmen.
According to reports, the gunmen arrived the court premises at about 11.30pm and attacked it. The Magistrate?s court registry, appeal court record office, file room, secretary to the high court judge?s office, office of the high court bailiff, the chamber of the high court judge were all razed during the attack.
Confirming the incident, the Sole Administrator of the Oguta LGA, Ofili Ijioma, said that the arson had been reported to security agents. This attack comes days after unknown gunmen murdered the judge in charge of Ejemekwuru customary court, Nnaemeka Ugboma, while presiding over a court session.
The state police command is yet to comment on this development.