Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Eastern Security Network (ESN) have allegedly killed and beheaded their Chief Priest identified as Paschal Okeke of Umudim Ukwu Orji Awomama in Oru East LGA of Imo State.
The Media Adviser to the state Commissioner of police, CSP Michael Abattam, who disclosed this in a statement, said that the incident happened on June 25 during a raid on the ESN’s camp.
Abattam said that large sums of money were given to the deceased with promises of invisibility for the secessionist members and decimation by the Police troops.
“They shot him, decimated his remains, excised the head, and burnt the body and his house for the futile efficacy of the charms he had given the group over time and the colossal failure to protect them from Police bullets,” he said.
WITHIN NIGERIA recalls that operatives of the Imo State Police Command killed some suspected IPOB/ESN members during raids on their camps in the state.
It was gathered that the raid, which commenced around 4am on Friday took place at Atta, Izombe and Ideato North areas of the state
The spokesperson added that the state commissioner of police commended officers and men of the command in the ongoing campaign to decimate armed terrorists who disguise as IPOB/ ESN militia.