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IPOB: Soldiers allegedly brutalise retired DSP in Enugu

IPOB: Soldiers allegedly brutalise retired DSP in Enugu

1st August 2022 Map of Enugu State 1st August 2022 Soldiers have allegedly assaulted a retired Deputy Superintendent of Police and President General of Imufu Town Union, in Igbo Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, Lawrence Mamah, for alleged refusal to name members of the Indigenous People of Biafra in his community.The PUNCH gathered on Monday that the soldiers who were deployed in the area following the alleged activities of unknown gunmen in both Igboeze North and South Local Government Areas of the state were staying in the same estate as the retired police officer.Before I made attempts to explain myself, he accused me of knowing the names of all the IPOB and ESN people operating in the local government without giving them their names so that they would go and finish them.I also explained to him that we had a commander in the Central Neighbourhood Watch, who usually reported to the Local Government Chairman and the State Neighbourhood Watch Director in Enugu.

“The Major told me that whether I liked it or not, I must provide the names of the IPOB and ESN members operating in the local government and that I would be executed if I failed to do.They called the Local Government Chairman, Prince Ejike Itodo, among others.

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