Sit-at-home: Suspected IPOB members set tricycle, passenger bus ablaze in Anambra

By AdvocateNews on 14/09/2021

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 167

Some persons, alleged to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, have set ablaze a tricycle and a bus while enforcing the sit-at-home order by the group in commemoration of the invasion of the home of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, in Anambra on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.

The tricycle operator, who was attacked in Awka, Anambra State, on Tuesday morning along Arthur Eze Avenue, was said to have received machete cuts on his hand and leg, and dispossessed of his tricycle, which was then set ablaze. 

In Nanka, Orumba North Local Government Area, also in Anambra, a town service bus, which was said to be conveying passengers from Awka to Ekwulobia, was also attacked by persons alleged to be enforcing the IPOB order, also setting it ablaze.

A source said the passengers, who were being conveyed by the bus were spared, as they were made to disembark, before the bus was pushed into a ditch and set ablaze.

Fear as cultists, armed robbers, others take advantage of security breakdown

Spokesperson of the Anambra State Police Command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, refused to confirm the incidents when contacted.

He simply stated that men of the command had been at places where some incidents have been registered, and have restored normalcy in such places.

“The command and other security agencies have since intensified patrol and surveillance. Police personnel are on ground and the situation is being monitored. Normalcy has also been restored in some of these areas,” he said.

Posted 14/09/2021 5:17:53 PM


Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
Reminiscences, as Nnamani Extols Ekweremadu

How Bandits kidnapped Zamfara Emir, commuters

COVID-19: Group distributes palliatives to indigent natives of...

Court discharges, acquits couple accused of operating ‘Wonder...

NSCDC lauds Ugwuanyi’s commitment on security

We offered bandits seized bags of rice so...

Gunmen kidnap Delta man after forcing wife to...

JAMB cancels general cut-off marks, Schools to set...

EFCC charges Atiku’s lawyer with $2m laundering


Herdsmen attack Benue community again, kill 17, injure...

Many feared dead as tanker, bus collide in...


Latest News 2023: ‘Pairing of Governor Yahaya Bello and FFK as candidate and running mate untrue’ – APC Chieftain You’re just an attention seeker – PDP tells Umahi Maiduguri thrown into darkness again as ISWAP blows up high tension electricity towers Breaking: INEC office in Awgu, Enugu state set ablaze Angry residents set six suspected bandits ablaze in Sokoto community Ex-CBN Deputy Governor, Mailafia is dead Gunmen attack political meeting in Enugu, threaten no election in South East in 2023 Unknown gunmen kill 3 policemen in Enugu EFCC arrests 16 internet fraud suspects in Enugu Osinbajo charges religious leaders to pay Pentecost tax Miyetti Allah chairman dies in the hands of kidnappers — Official Rumour of Ugwuanyi joining APC is false - Onoh


Most Read I’ve no Coronavirus, govt wants to kill me – Anambra Index case (169,577 views) Fleeing ex-DG Imo Broadcasting Corporation who stabbed wife to death arrested (167,719 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (167,718 views) Ebonyi bans embalming of corpses in homes (167,718 views) FG sends new directive to banks, schools as Buhari extends lockdown by four weeks (167,718 views) Sickle cell support group seeks government intervention (167,715 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (167,709 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (167,640 views) HUSHPUPPI: CRIMINALS HAVE NO TRIBE. THEY SHAME ALL OF US... (164,741 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (164,336 views) All you need to know about Peter Obi, PDP VP Candidate (135,131 views) DEMOCRACY DAY: President Muhammadu Buhari’s full speech (133,585 views)






There are no video entries posted yet.