Unidentified people have set the Palace of Igwe Emeka Ilouno, the Monarch of Ifitedunu in Dunukofia LG of Anambra State on fire during which vehicles were also burnt.

DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, Police Public Relations Officer in Anambra made the disclosure in a statement on Monday.

Ikenga said the Command has launched an investigation into the arsonist attack on the palace.

According to the statement, two persons sustained injuries in the attack and were receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital.

“The Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, Mr Monday Bala Kuryas has ordered investigations into the unfortunate attack of the Palace of Igwe Ifitedunu, HRH Dr Emeka Ilouno”, said Ikenga.

“Information so far available to the police reveals that two persons sustained fire-burn injuries and are currently receiving treatment in a hospital.

“The fire was put off by the combined efforts of good spirited individuals around the area and the area has been cordoned off.

“The CP reiterates that the Command will not deter and will surely deliver on its mandate on protection of lives and property in the state,” he said.