Nigerian security agencies including the Nigerian Police Force, Military and other officials stormed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB camp at Eke-agbebor Isu, Onicha Local Government Area in Ebonyi State.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Onome Onovwakpoyeya stated this in a press release in Abakaliki on Thursday.
“On September 13, acting on credible and actionable intelligence, tactical team operatives of the command in a joint operation with the military and the DSS stormed an IPOB/ESN camp at Eke-agbebor Isu in Onicha LGA of Ebonyi State”.
“One of the IPOB/ESN members was shot and fatally wounded, while others escaped with various degrees of bullet wounds”.
“Two others were, however, arrested. These are Emmanuel Chinedu ‘m’, aka Patho, aged 26, and Paul Ani ‘m’, aka Osah, 38,” the PPRO explained”.
Onovwakpoyeya disclosed that another IPOB member was arrested on September 14 by residents of Agba community in Ishielu local government area of the state while trying to flee the community and was handed over to the police.
“The Commissioner of Police is using this opportunity to appeal to all hospitals, traditional medicine homes, chemists and all Ebonyi residents to report anyone seeking medical attention with bullet wound injuries to the nearest police station”.