IPOB Native Doctor and 67 other members arrested in Imo
67 individuals from the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) including their Native Doctor have been captured at Mmahu Egbema in Imo state.
Imo police representative, Orlando Ikeokwu said individuals from the banished rebel bunch were captured for unlawful social occasion among different offenses.
The captured IPOB individuals had met some place in Owerri North territory of the State on August 9 preceding moving to Egbema, where they were supposed to be captured at a checkpoint by warriors who called the police for reinforncement.
Ikeokwu affirmed that the captured individuals from the gathering were making a beeline for the living arrangement of one Cyprian Amadi in Abashieke, Egbema in Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area said to be a botanist, to brace themselves against projectiles.
The police representative who blamed the suspects for arranging an assault on security offices with the point of grabbing weapons, further asserted that the presumed cultivator had expelled shots from an IPOB part who supported discharge wounds before.
“It is also noteworthy that the group attacked and snatched two rifles from police during a violent protest in 2018, of which the rifles were later recovered from a kidnap gang in a robbery operation.”