An Igbo socio-political group, Igbo Nationwide Council(INC), has known as on the Human Rights Watch (HRW), Amnesty Worldwide (AI) and the worldwide communities to stress President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Authorities to order the instant withdrawal of troopers in Orlu native Authorities Space of Imo state.
The group posited that the troopers have violated each recognized nationwide and worldwide requirements and conventions in coping with conditions in Orlu due to ethnic and tribal bias.
INC, in a press release made accessible to DAILY POST on Thursday, known as on the Nigerian navy to cease the alleged bloodbath of armless civilians in Orlu district or face the wrath of the Igbo nation.
DAILY POST reviews that the Nigerian troopers and the Jap Safety Community, (ESN), had clashed, allegedly resulting in the demise of 1 particular person, whereas scores had been wounded in Okporo, Orlu space of Imo State.
The conflict was stated to have occurred throughout a navy operation in the neighborhood suspected to be the operational base of ESN, arrange by the Mazi Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous Folks of Biafra, (IPOB).
The Igbo group additionally condemned what it calls the barbaric conduct of operatives of the Nigerian Navy and the Nigeria Police, who it claims have turned themselves into troopers of occupation, violating the Human Rights of civilians in Orlu district by means of mindless torture, whipping and different inhumane punishments.
INC requested Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State to wade into the matter earlier than the Oyigbo saga repeats itself in Orlu the place navy operatives invade houses of civilians, carry them out, take them to unknown locations and bloodbath them with impunity.
Components of INC assertion learn, “We be aware with grief in our coronary heart the senseless violent, torture, wanton destruction of properties and killings of armless civilians in Orlu district of Imo State by the Nigerian Navy that has recklessly invaded and barricaded all main entry and exit factors to Orlu district in pretense of trying to find members of the Jap Safety Community (ESN).
“We, due to this fact, state unequivocally, that if this insanity shouldn’t be stopped forthwith inside the subsequent forty-eight (48) hours, we are going to begin the prosecution of the heads of the varied safety companies concerned on this crime towards humanity inclusive all particular person safety operatives whose faces and evil motion had been captured in most of the video clips circulating on social media”.