In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 12th, August, 2020

Police Arrests IPOB Herbalist And 67 Different Members In Imo

Police Arrests IPOB Herbalist And 67 Other Members In Imo


Indigenous Folks of Biafra


The Imo state police command has apprehended 67 members of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB) together with their herbalist have been arrested at Mmahu Egbema.

Imo police spokesperson, Orlando Ikeokwu stated members of the proscribed separatist group have been arrested for illegal gathering amongst different offences.

The arrested IPOB members had converged someplace in Owerri North space of the State on August 9 earlier than transferring to Egbema, the place they have been stated to be arrested at a checkpoint by troopers who known as the police for reinforncement.

Ikeokwu alleged that the arrested members of the group have been heading to the residence of 1 Cyprian Amadi in Abashieke, Egbema in Ohaji/Egbema Native Authorities Space stated to be a herbalist, to fortify themselves in opposition to bullets.

The police spokesperson who accused the suspects of planning an assault on safety companies with the goal of snatching weapons, additional alleged that the suspected herbalist had eliminated bullets from an IPOB member who sustained gunshot accidents previously.

Ikeokwu Mentioned;

“It is usually noteworthy that the group attacked and snatched two rifles from police throughout a violent protest in 2018, of which the rifles have been later recovered from a kidnap gang in a theft operation.”


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