Owerri - The Imo State Police Command have arrested 68 members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) for unlawful assemblage and procession, Daily Independent reports.
The Commissioner of Police, Austin Evbakhavbokun said that 62 out of the figure arrested had been charged to court for conspiracy, belonging to unlawful society and conduct likely to cause breach of the peace.
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Evbakhavbokun said that the self-styled freedom fighters had stormed Owerri, the state capital in buses from all directions to celebrate the Biafra day and remembrance of their foreign heroes without previous notice to the police.
Biafra uniforms, Biafra ID cards, Biafra flags and some buses were recovered from the arrested members.
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