No fewer than 13 suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) were on Monday arrested by the Police for alleged unlawful protest in Enugu. The Enugu Police spokesman, Mr Ebere Amaraizu told newsmen that the suspects were arrested on Obiagu Road in the Coal City, while commemorating `Biafran fallen heroes and heroines of the 1967 -1970 civil war’.
He said they were apprehended with flags of Biafra. Amaraizu said the command had embarked on a surveillance of the state following reports of planned protests. He urged members of the public to report any form of illegal assemblies in their areas.