Eight IPOB Members in Hot Soup for Burning Down Asaba Courthouse during #EndSARS Protest
Delta State Police have arrested representatives of Ebony State, which banned the indigenous population of Biafra (IPOB) from being accused of setting fire to public facilities during the #EndSARS protest.
In October, buildings were reported to have burned down at the Coca Junction in Asaba, the capital of Delta State.
Police Commissioner Hafiz Inuwa, marching the suspects at the state police headquarters in Asaba on Thursday, said the suspects residing in Kok disguised themselves as #EndSARS protesters before setting the facilities on fire.
The Commissioner appointed suspects Igwe Tobechukwa, 18, Chidera Chukwu, 20, Chukuebuk Aveke, 20, Emmanuel Arigon, 22, Chidok Nwankwo, 20. Old Obima Ebuka, 20-year-old Nwafor Joshua, and 20-year-old Esther Chukwu, the only woman. According to the police chief, IPOB members burned down the Supreme Court buildings along the Ibusa Road, a recreation park, the Federal Highway Traffic Safety Commission (FRSC) and other public facilities.
According to him, a tricycle belonging to one of the suspects that was used to transport used tires and gasoline to the scene, as well as a Nokia cell phone stolen from the victim, have long been found, and attempts are being made to arrest other gangsters who still remain. …
Likewise, Lucky Felix of the 5th Mile in Asaba, who confessed to his involvement in the fire at the Aquofor police post, the High Court complex and other atrocities during the #EndSARS protests. The police commissioner said Felix was arrested and the pistol and two cartridges stolen from the high court store with the trial registration number were returned.
The Commissioner said three suspects were also arrested, including Lucky Ebhonun Godstheim, who sold his four-year-old son to Eber Frank, also known as Chairlady, in Agbor for an amount of N 300,000 last year. The buyer is said to have resold the baby to Stella Ifeom Adiegwa in Onitsha, Anambra State, for N $ 750,000.
The boy, Daniel, who is now 5 years old, was hospitalized and taken to an orphanage for nursing and care. He added that a certain Joseph Afia from the Mereje community was arrested with a bag of suspected human skulls and dry bones in Egborod, in the Okpe metropolitan area of the state. During interrogation, Inuwa explained that the suspect had confessed to exhuming human parts in the cemetery. During the reporting period from June 2020, Inuwa reported there were 12 cases of kidnapping, 27 cases of armed robbery, 25 sectarians, and 8 and 9 reported arson and theft of children, respectively. During this period, the criminals seized seven AK47 assault rifles.