The Federal High Court in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, has been attacked by hoodlums who set some sections of the building on fires.
The hoodlums reportedly scaled the court perimetre fence, using a petrol bomb to carry out the attack.
Two security guards were also injured during the attack that was said to have occurred around midnight on Monday.
The court’s library and the security post were badly torched.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Loveth Odah, confirmed the incident.
Odah said the hoodlums came in large number and set a section of the court ablaze.
She, however, said that firefighters quickly intervened and put out the fire.