Leaders of the Biafra Independence Movement and the Movement for the Realization of Sovereignty The leaders of the Biafra Independence Movement and the Movement for the Realization of Biafra Sovereignty stated that the police raided the regional office at Ifitedunu, located along Awkuzu/Otuocha Road in Dunukofia Local Government Area. Anambra State.
The group claimed that police took away 16 plastic chairs, office documents and photos of the late Biafran warlord Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu and chief Raph Uwazuruike.
Chris Mocha, Senior Special Assistant for Media and Publicity of BIM-MASSOB, revealed this in a press release on Wednesday and added that police officers broke into the office of them that day.
According to Mocha, police chief Sylvester Dinyelu, 87, police chief Beka Udemefuna, 66, and Amauche Ode, 53, were all arrested by police.
He also claimed that those arrested for participating in the pro-Biafra movement were taken to the CID Criminal Investigation Department annex in Awkuzu. “BIM-MASSOB members were sitting in the Ifitedunu office when heavily armed police officers, numbering more than five, came to the office in the evening and opened fire sporadically,” the statement read. into the air, causing nearby residents to run towards them. office. protect.
“The arrested members were handcuffed, enlarged photographs of the late Dim Emeka Ojukwu and Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, 16 plastic chairs and a ledger of the area were recovered and taken to the Anti-Robbery Squad especially defunct, Awkuzu, in Anambra State.
“The non-violent group demands their immediate release from the custody of the Criminal Investigation Department, Annex, Awkuzu or that they be brought to court if they commit any offences.
“The arrested members are very peaceful people, belong to Chief Ralph Uwazuruike’s BIM-MASSOB and do not pose a security risk to the state.”
State police spokesperson, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, responded simply when asked to confirm the development, saying: “Thank you for the information.”
However, an experienced police officer, who wished to remain anonymous, corroborated the development.
According to sources, the command is not ready to give any of these organizations the opportunity to continue terrorizing the state without any reason or excuse. The senior officer said the police were still searching for individuals trying to cause political chaos in Anambra.
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