The new Police Commissioner in Abia state, Anthony Ogbizi, has said arrested members of Indigenous People of Biafra will be prosecuted for murder, arson and other related Crimes.
Ogbizi disclosed this during a press briefing and parade of seven suspected members of IPOB at Ariaria police station in Aba.
He also confirmed the arrest of 59 IPOB members in the South-East.
He confirmed that they would be prosecuted under the anti-terrorism Act to ensure they were properly dealt with.
He said that between Sept. 10 and Sept 14 the Ariaria police station was attacked by suspected members of IPOB who destroyed everything at the station.
“Even some policemen were seriously injured. In fact as I am talking to you, one of the injured police officer is dead. Doctors tried in vain to save his life.
“Now we have lost a soul and you know what it takes to train a police officer. You know the vacuum that creates. It takes a minimum of one year to train a police officer”, he said.
He also alleged that the group attacked a nearby bank to get money to acquire more weapons.
“As I am talking to you now information reaching me said they have started gathering at Nnamdi Kanu’s house”, he said.