•Gives 4-day ultimatum to release detained members
From EMMANUEL UZOR, Onitsha
Members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB on Friday gave the Nigeria police and other security agencies a four-day ultimatum to release over 11 of its members who were recently arrested and shot in Onitsha.
Addressing journalists in the commercial city of Onitsha, the MASSOB administrator for Awka North region, Mr. Tony Nwodo said the movement has given the police just four days to release all its members arrested or charge them to court.
He further called for the immediate release of the corpse of one Chimezie allegedly shot dead by a joint team of army and police at Nkwelle Ezunanka recently during a shoot-out, adding that after the expiration of the ultimatum, the movement may explore alternative avenue to seek justice.
Mr. Nwodo also accused the police of torturing MASSOB members while raising the alarm over the whereabouts of over five members of the body, adding: “We are still searching for five of our members who got missing after the police shot one of us”
He gave the names of the detainees as Ifeanyi Pota, Ifeanyi Agbom, Kelechi Nkwuta, Emeka Martin, Chibuike …
Source: The Sun News