Eight Arrested Over Attack on NTA Onitsha Station

Channels Television  
Updated September 14, 2016

NTA_OnitshaThe Anambra State Police Command on Wednesday arrested eight suspects in connection with an attack on Nigerian Television Authority station in Onitsha.

The suspects were reported to have carried the attack in the early hours of Wednesday, before they were repelled by police officers on duty.

The Anambra Police Commissioner, Mr am Okaula, said with the gates locked, the suspects made their way through the bush and set the Star Times store and a toilet on fire.

Mr Okaula also noted that “they left a locally made explosive device at the security post and tried to detonate it with gunshots.”

He added that the Anti Bomb Squad have defused the device and promised to beef up security in the area.