IPOB supporters allegedly storm Rivers police station, demand release of arrested members
Scores of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB,) members, Saturday, allegedly stormed a police station in Rivers state to demand the release of three of their members who were allegedly arrested by the police.
The police arrested the said members while they were returning home after going to welcome their overall leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu who visited the state earlier.
Some of the members who took to their Facebook pages to announce the development claimed their members were arrested along Oil pipeline road and taken to the Obigbo police station in Rivers.
“Yesterday IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu stormed Obigbo Rivers state. After he left, police arrested 3 IPOB members as they were going home along Oil pipeline road.
“This called for a massive protest that yesterday as IPOB members stormed police station and demanded for their release or they will sleep in front of the police station.”
“After long wait in front of the gate by IPOB members, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) came out and said that they were arrested because they erected road blocks along the road.
He released them afterwards. WE ARE 1 BIG & HAPPY FAMILY IPOB!,” he wrote.