Police Kill Two Suspected IPOB Members, Recover Rifle in Enugu


Two suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have been killed in a gun duel with security operatives in Enugu State.

Police Public Relations Officer, Daniel Ndukwe, who disclosed this in a statement yesterday, said the suspects were killed on November 18 at the Inyi community, Oji-River Local Government Area of the state.

The IPOB members were said to have been linked to the murder of one Gabriel Onuzulike identified as former Chairman of Oji-River LGA and Commissioner in the Enugu State Government, and his brother.

Police spokesman said the neutralisation of the suspects followed a visit by the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Ammani to Nkpokolo-Achi in Oji-River LGA, where “a suspected network of the same subversive criminal elements, said to have infiltrated into the area from neighbouring Anambra State community.”

“They were, however, pursued, intercepted and engaged in a fierce gunfight at Inyi community of the same LGA, by a Joint…

Source: Thisday Newspaper