The Nigerian police, on Saturday, busted three coaching camps of Eastern Security Network established by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in Imo State.
According to the Special Adviser on Media to the Imo State Police Commissioner, Mike Abatam, in an announcement, the three camps had been situated at Atta in Ikeduru, Izombie in Oguta and Ideato North Local Government Areas of the state.
He stated some arrested IPOB members gave helpful details about their camps and actions and led the police’s tactical models to the areas.
According to him, on sighting the tactical groups approaching their camp, the hoodlums opened fireplace at them, including that there was a heavy alternate of gunfire.
The assertion learn, “Due to the superior firing power of the police, the hoodlums were overrun by the tactical units while some of the hoodlums escaped with bullet wounds into the forest.
“Several weapons, stolen cars, explosives, gunpowder, charms, lPOB/ESN flags, ammunition, bags of Indian Hemp, tramadol tablets and many other hard drugs were recovered.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Abutu Yaro, commended the efforts of the men and urged them to sustain the tempo.
“Yaro thanked Imolites for their support and assured them of the command’s commitment in ensuring a crime-free Imo State.”