Some sections of the Federal High Court in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Southeastern Nigeria, have been burnt by suspected hoodlums.
Report stated that two security guards sustained injuries in the attack which happened in the early hours of Tuesday.
According to report, the suspected hoodlums scaled the court perimeter fence and used petrol bomb to perpetrate the act.
The court library was affected while the security post was badly damaged.
A detachment of policemen with three patrol vehicles are currently positioned at strategic places in the court premises.
The State Police Spokesman, Loveth Odah, who confirmed the incident, said the hoodlums came in a large number.
Odah, however, said fire fighters intervened and put out the fire:
“Hoodlums came in their large number and set a section of the court ablaze, but fire fighters promptly came and quenched the fire.“