Three Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB members arrested by Nigerian Military on 12 November 2017 for distributing flyers “No Election In Biafra Land Until Referendum is conducted” ahead of just concluded Anambra State governorship poll, regains freedom.
This was made known to public by one of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB legal team, Ibeh Amarachi Gift, on her Facebook handle on Tuesday, saying they were bailed.
According to the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations 82 Division, Sagir Musa, earlier said the suspects were arrested by the 144 Battalion patrol team at Alaoji flyover, Aba General Area, on November 12.
The three men, Chidiebere Nwaona, 35, Nwagbougwu Okeke, 55 and John Nwaogazi, 50 years old, were later detained in Umuahia Afara Prison by the men of Nigerian Army personnel attached to 144 Battalion under 14 Brigade Ohafia and released on bail, Tuesday.
According to Amarachi, “The Three Biafra activists arrested at Alaoji Aba on the 12th of November 2017, by Army personnels attached to 144 Battalion under 14 Brigade Ohafia and remanded in Afara Prisons in Umuahia, have being granted Bail and released.
“The victims who were charged for distributing Flyers of “No Election In BiafraLand Until Referendum Is Conducted”, had their Matter taken over by IPOB Legal Team under the Leadership of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and Perfection of Bail carried out, until their freedom was regained.”