Wed. Aug 5th, 2020

Some IPOB Members Have Been Arrested

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About Seven members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have been reportedly apprehended by some security agencies after taking to the streets of Aba on Monday June 8, to protest against the “killing of Christians and Biafrans in the country”.

Members of the separatists who were seen with some Biafran flags, charms and different insignia started the protest from the popular Ala Oji Flyover in Ugwunagbo Local Government Area and later terminated at SAMECK junction of Ariaria International Market.

According to the Nation report, some IPOB members were injured as security operatives engaged in shooting to disperse the crowd. 

The Commissioner of Police, CP Janet Agbede confirmed the arrest of the protesters but couldn’t confirm their number. 

“I am aware that some IPOB members were arrested, but I don’t know the actual number. They will be bringing them to Umuahia (Police Headquarters) tomorrow. By tomorrow, I will have the exact number of those arrested.” She said


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