Gunmen on Sunday razed the Oguta High court located in the Oguta Local Government Area of the State.
The attackers reportedly arrived at the court premises around 11.30 pm and attacked the facility, which is located inside the local government headquarters.
The PUNCH, quoting a source, reported that 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, and the chamber of the high court judge were burnt.
“Magistrate court registry, Appeal court record office, file room, secretary to the high court judge’s office, office of the high court bailiff were burnt while the chamber of high court judge was partly razed.
"The whole of the block has cracked and no reasonable human being will ever near the facility.”
The Sole Administrator of the Oguta LGA, Ofili Ijioma, said that the arson had been reported to security agents. Raze
He assured our correspondent that investigations would unravel the faces of the attackers.
The latest attack came a few days after the judge in charge of Ejemekwuru customary court, Nnaemeka Ugboma, was murdered while presiding over a court session.
When contacted, the spokesperson for the police in the state, Henry Okoye, said that he was still awaiting information from the area