Suspected members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)on Tuesday set ablaze a bus for faulting the Sit-at-home order enforced in the state.
Persons suspected to be members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) set ablaze a bus while enforcing the sit-at-home order of the outlawed group, on Tuesday.
Prior to this incident, IPOB had given a sit at home order to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the alleged military invasion of Nnamdi Kanu’s home in Afaraukwu, Abia State.
DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, the Police Public Relations Officer, confirming the incident, disclosed that the command received a distress call on Tuesday on a case of Arson and malicious damage of a tricycle and a bus along Nanka/Oko road.
Providing further details, he noted that preliminary investigation revealed that the attackers stopped the tricycle and the commercial bus, chased occupants away and set the vehicle and tricycle on fire.
Howbeit, he noted that no lost of life was lost.
In response to the call, the policemen on ground were immediately went to scene and brought the situation under control, he stated.
Ikenga also said the command and other security agencies in the state have since intensified patrols and surveillance to stop further break of law and order.
However, normalcy has been restored in the area and people are going about their businesses.