Anambra boils as Police, soldiers attack MASSOB office in Ogbaru, Arrest Commander, 4 others

www.odogwublog.com reports that the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, of the Anambra State Police Command, in the morning of yesterday attacked the office of the Ogbaru Region of the Chief Ralph Uwazuruike - led Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, otherwise called Biafra Independent Movement, BIM, and arrested the Anambra North Security Commander, Mr. Christian Oguchi Kato and four other members even as MASSOB gave a 48 hour ultimatum for their release failure which would result in paralyzing business activity in the state.
It was learnt that two motorcycles were removed from the office by the Policemen while other properties worth thousands of naira were destroyed.
Two hours after departure with those arrested, the SARS team arrived the scene again but met severe resistance from the MASSOB members which prompted the team to sped off and called for reinforcement of soldiers.
The soldiers arrived with three hilux vans load of soldiers but could not see any of the MASSOB members.
Reacting, the Anambra North Zonal Leader of MASSOB, Emmanuel Omenka said, “they should not take our non-violence posture for weakness, after 48 hours if our security man is not released, we will ground business activities in Onitsha and environs”.
According to him, “we do not know where they have taken our five members to.
The police took two of our motorcycles and ransacked the office and even invited the soldiers to help them kill us”.
In her reaction, the Ogbaru Regional Director, Mrs. Virginia Ubazuonu condemned the action of the police and military adding, “Enough is enough, we can no longer take this”








Anambra boils as Police, soldiers attack MASSOB office in Ogbaru, Arrest Commander, 4 others Anambra boils as Police, soldiers attack MASSOB office in Ogbaru, Arrest Commander, 4 others Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Monday, April 03, 2017 Rating: 5

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