Police hunt the MASSOB Anambra office and detain three people

    The leadership of the Movement for Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra and the Biafra Independence Movement said that police stormed their regional headquarters at Ifitedunu, located along the Awkuzu/Otuocha Road in the Dunukofia Local Government Area of the Anambra State.

    The group claimed that the police removed 16 plastic chairs, office documents, and photos of late Biafran warlord Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu and Chief Raph Uwazuruike.

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    Chris Mocha, the Senior Special Assistant to BIM-MASSOB on Media and Publicity, revealed this in a press release on Wednesday and added that police officers had broken into their office the previous day.

    Chief Sylvester Dinyelu, age 87, Chief Beka Udemefuna, age 66, and Amauche Ode, age 53, were all detained by the police, according to Mocha.

    He further said that the pro-Biafra movement members who had been detained had been brought to the Criminal Investigations Department CID annex in Awkuzu.

    The BIM-MASSOB members were sat in the office at Ifitedunu when the highly armed policemen, numbering over five, arrived at the office in the evening and fired randomly into the air, causing nearby residents to flee for safety, according to the statement.

    The accused individuals were handcuffed, and 16 plastic chairs, a register, and enlargements of the late Dim Emeka Ojukwu and Chief Ralph Uwazuruike’s photos were transported to the old special anti-robbery squad in Awkuzu, Anambra state.

    The non-violence organization requests either their immediate release from the Criminal Investigation Department, Annex, Awkuzu, or the summoning of them to court if they committed any crimes.

    The BIM-MASSOB members that were detained are relatively peaceful individuals who did not pose a threat to state security. They were members of Chief Ralph Uwazuruike’s organization.

    The state police spokesman, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, responded simply when approached to confirm the development, saying, “Thank you for the information.”

    An experienced police officer who wished to remain anonymous, however, corroborated the development.

    According to the source, the command was not willing to allow any of these organizations a chance to continue terrorizing the state without any rhyme or reason.

    The senior officer declared that the police were still looking for individuals attempting to wreak political havoc in Anambra.

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