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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Police arrests 140 members of IPOB in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu state has confirmed the arrest of 140 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) within Nsukka area of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, SP Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the arrest in an interview in Enugu today.

Amaraizu said that the IPOB members, which included 130 male and 10 female, were arrested for allegedly organising unlawful procession and display of proscribed items on the streets.

He also said that they were arrested for allegedly chanting inciting songs against the nation.

He said that the group was arrested on Wednesday by a joint security taskforce and formally handed over to the police in Nsukka.


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