Police kill four IPOB members, arrest one in Ebonyi 

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    Ebonyi State Police Command, on Wednesday, says its tactical team has killed four members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Eastern Security Network (ESN), during a shootout in some communities in the state.

    The State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Chris Anyanwu said, that one of the suspects arrested earlier, led the team to the hideout of the suspects in a very thick forest adding that there is a lot of IPOB/ESN camps within and around the State.

    Among the items recovered from the Camp at Umuleje, Amaeze and Nkalaha communities in Ishielu Local Government Area of the State.

    Are, 13 military hand grenades suspected to have been fabricated in Russia, 210 electrical detonators, 2 Lexus 300 Jeeps, 5 motorcycles of different makes, 2 pump actions, many single barrel guns, many ammunition of AK 47 and GPNG and about 30 military uniforms.

    SP Anyanwu said, “the hoodlums who sighted the first set of the operatives opened fire on them, but the tactical team had cordoned off the area and in the ensuring gun battle, the hoodlums were overwhelmed by police superior fire power.

    “Two of the hoodlums had fatal bullet injury, two were neutralized on the spot, one was arrested while others ran into different directions.”

    Anyanwu who spoke with Journalists in Abakaliki, the State capital added that the day the men of the command invaded the hideout of the hoodlums was the market day of the community adding that some of the hoodlums who ran into the market were seen shooting sporadically and looting the goods of the traders in the community.

    Anyanwu maintained that the youths of the village in collaboration with the Vigilante apprehended one of the hoodlums whom they were calling unknown gunman and handed him over to the police.

    He said that men of the Command destroyed the camps of the hoodlums and recovered items used in unleashing mayhem on the people.”

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