Breaking: Suspected IPOB members burn police station in Ebonyi


Suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Monday, October 26, attacked and burnt

down the Ebonyi state Central Police Station in Abakaliki.

The irate suspected members of the proscribed group also reportedly destroyed and set ablaze cars,

tricycles and motorcycles parked in the compound.

An alleged member of IPOB who spoke in a video which has gone viral said they carried out the attack over

the killing of 7 of their members by policemen from the police station during a cleanup exercise/protest around

major cities in the southeast and south geo-political zones.

Ebonyi State Police Commissioner, Philip Maku confirmed the attack on the station and also disclosed that no

casualty has so far been recorded. Maku however said it was the Police lost one of its officers injured during last

week’s disturbances.

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He told The Nation; We are the ones being brutalized. One of the two Policemen that were wounded last week

later died”

Suspected members of (IPOB) on Monday, October 26, attacked and burnt a police station,

IPOB spokesman, Emma Powerful however told the publication that the attackers are not members of the

secessionist group. He said; “I don’t know who those people are”



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