IPOB members attacking our officers at duty points _ Anambra State Police ;
The Anambra State Police Command has revealed that few it’s officers are being attacked by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB at different duty points.
According to a statement released by the command, the police officers that were sent out to remove billboards, flags and insignia posted by IPOB were badly attacked.
The post by the group was to inform the residents of the state on its May 30th sit-at-home order.
In addition, the state police said the proscribed group threw stones at the police officers, leaving many of them with severe injuries.
The statement added the police officers were however able to over power the members of the secessionist group and effected some arrest.
It’s reads :” There was a report that the Indigenous People of Biafra came out in large number moving around with dangerous weapons and at the same time hoisting flags of the proscribed group on poles and billboards.
“Following the report, police operatives rushed to the scene in order to prevent them from mounting the flags but they engaged the police with catapults and stones.
“However, 12 suspects were arrested and over 50 flags with different inscriptions of IPOB/MASSOB and Biafran Independent movements recovered as exhibits.
“There was another intelligence report that some misguided elements suspected to be IPOB Members were sighted at various locations mounting Biafra flags along Ekwulobia -Uga Road in Aguata LGA of Anambra State.
“Police patrol teams pursued them and arrested 12 suspects while others escaped, 72 Biafran flags and items with Biafra inscriptions were recovered.”
IPOB through its leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has assured that the groups may 30th sit at home orders won’t be flaunted.
He added that anyone seen going against the orders should be stoned.