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Tompolo associates clamped down by soldiers

20 July 2016, 21:30

Abuja - Associates of ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, have been arrested by soldiers in Warri, Delta State, Vanguard reported.

Two of Tompolo's associates were arrested while it is alleged that they were on the run. This includes a member of the Delta Waterways and Land Security Committee.

On the arrest of Simon Bebenimibo and Bomboy Oluwa, they were taking to the military barracks.

Also read: Tompolo urges militants to embrace dialogue

According to Spokesperson of the Ijaw People Development Initiative, Daniel Ezekiel, the military has been reprimanded because of not issuing a warrant of arrest first before breaking into the residence of Benemibo.

The military has been stated as being unlawful and is very disappointing to exercise such powers not from the court.

Tompolo has previously begged President Muhammadu Buhari to let the military return his symbol of authority.

For more on this story visit Vanguard 


- News24


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