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By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri

Fear is palpable in some communities in Imo state, over the alleged arrest of persons suspected to be members of Pro -Biafra groups.

Vanguard’s investigation yesterday in Owerri revealed that the arrest is said to be in connection with the various attacks on police stations and Owerri correctional centre in Imo.

A source who is a member of a pro-Biafra group disclosed to Vanguard that such arrest also happened in some local government areas in the state, places as Ohaji/Egbema and Orsu local government areas. Also in Izombe and Agwa both in the Oguta local government area of the state.

A source who spoke to Vanguard from Ugbele in Izombe, Oguta local government area of Imo state, that one Charles Nwuzi and wife was taken away by security operatives.

He said: “Since last week, this thing started, as I am talking to you, Mr Charles Nwuzi and his wife was taken away by some…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper