The Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB, has warned safety brokers in opposition to the continued detention of 1 Mazi Ofornedu Okoafor.
IPOB warned that the Enugu State Police Commissioner and different safety brokers would “pay heavy value” ought to something occur to Okoafor whereas in police detention.
The group, in an announcement signed by its spokesman, Emma Highly effective alleged that males of the Enugu State Police Command and troopers had picked up Okoafor alongside his grandfather on August twenty third, 2020, whereas receiving remedy on the College of Nigeria Educating Hospital within the State.
IPOB known as on the Enugu State Police Commissioner to launch Okoafor from custody earlier than it’s too late.
IPOB additionally alleged that Okoafor had been denied entry to correct medical consideration, therefore ought to be launched.
The group additionally alleged plot by safety operatives to arrest Okoafor’s father, Mazi Longinus Okoafor.
In accordance with IPOB: “We the worldwide household of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) condemn within the strongest potential phrases the continued inhumane, unlawful and immoral detention of Mazi Ofornedu Okoafor who was kidnapped along with his grand father on the (UNTH) Enugu the place he was receiving medical remedy for bullet wounds inflicted on him by the identical Nigerian Police and troopers on the twenty third of August 2020 at Emene in Enugu State.
“Why an harmless man, grievously injured by the police, ought to be chained to the ground in a police cell quite than receiving remedy in a hospital defies logic and customary sense. This model of Janjaweed policing ought to be condemned by each proper pondering particular person.”
Stressing that the sufferer had completed nothing incorrect earlier than the legislation, the separatist group claimed that, “The Commissioner of Police needs him to die in police custody from the bullets wounds his males illegally inflicted on him.”
“The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State on whose order this latest abduction of Ofornedu Okoafor was made should perceive the implications of his actions. He should launch Mazi Ofornedu Okoafor earlier than it’s too late for him. The police should know that they might pay a heavy value ought to something occur to Chinedu Okoafor or any of the harmless Biafrans being held illegally of their custody,” the assertion added.