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  • Updated: June 02, 2023

15 IPOB Members Remanded In Enugu

An Enugu Magistrate’s Court presided over by A.C Mbah has remanded 15 persons suspect to belong to the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in prison custody.

The suspects are Aloysius Okonkwo (67), John Ebuka (18), Ucheme Ebuka (19), Lilian Chizoba (42), Maureen Echetanze (63), Eucharia Otu (40), Ngozi Emmanuel (44) and Cletus Duruoha (55).

Others are Chibuzor Abara (64), Chijoke Nwankwo (43), Monday Azita (28), Ikechukwu Ani (55), Benedict Onunze (58) and Chinonso Ugwu (35).and Ndubuisi Nnamani (55).

They arraigned on a four-count charge of conspiracy, treasonable felony and belonging to proscribed and unlawful organisations, (Biafra and IPOB) and in possession of Biafra materials.

According to Vanguard, the accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charge when it was read to them.

Earlier, Prosecution Counsel, Emmanuel Ajokwu told the court that the accused persons and others still at large conspired and committed treasonable felony on May 29 at Emene, Enugu East Council Area.

He alleged that they participated in activities of Biafra to dethrone Federal Government of Nigeria and install a Biafra government.

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