Four Individuals suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) have been arrested in Aba Market by Nigerian soldiers for selling a banned Biafran newspaper.
The suspected IPOB members were picked up by the Nigerian army under the “Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1’’ which is ongoing in the Southeastern states and Cross River.
The Deputy Director, Public Relations of 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Col. Aliyu Yusuf revealed that in Enugu, the four vendors were arrested by troops of sector 2 in
Abia State on November 19.
He gave the names of the vendors as Martins Ogwuchukwu, Chineme Obiechifula,Sunday Elom, and Innocent Mike. Col. Aliyu Yusuf did not particularly indicate the name of the newspaper, but he said
they have been handed over to the appropriate security agency for further action.He also added that the military exercise has nabbed 86 high profile criminals since it began on 1 November.