Suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have reportedly burnt alive a passenger in Nkwogu, Ahiazu Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State for flouting the sit-at-home order issued by the group.
It was gathered that business actions in most elements of the state had been grounded as residents obeyed the order for his or her security.
Daily Trust reported that college students had been prevented from taking the National Examination Council (NECO) examination as colleges had been shut.
The sufferer, it was gathered, was in one in every of three buses that had been torched by a mob.
Two of the automobiles, Hummer Buses, belonging to a preferred transport firm, Libra, had been coming from Umuahia, Abia State capital once they bumped into a gaggle of hoodlums suspected to be members of IPOB.
It was gathered that they shot on the tyres, which compelled the bus to cease.
The passengers of the buses scuttled to security, whereas one of many drivers was reportedly shot within the hip.
The passenger couldn’t escape earlier than the bus was burnt.
It was additionally reported that there was heavy taking pictures round Banana junction alongside Orlu-Owerri Road as gunmen engaged safety brokers in a shoot-out.