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POLICE DETAIN 26 SIT-AT-HOME ENFORCERS IN IMO STATE.

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The police public relations officer in Imo State Henry Okoye has confirmed the arrest of 26 enforcers of the illegal sit-at-home order by some suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB.

The police also arrested 53 other suspects involved in criminal activities ranging from conspiracy, armed robbery, murder, defilement, kidnapping, child trafficking, unlawful possession of prohibited firearms, car snatching, and vandalization of electrical cables.

Okoye at a press conference yesterday at the Command headquarters in Owerri, said the sit-at-home enforcers suspected to be IPOB members were arrested and the investigation is ongoing.

He stated the suspects were arrested after a shootout with the police at the Irete community along Onitsha Road where they were illegally enforcing a sit-at-home order.

Written by: Ella Adike

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