Police arrest 22 for inciting violence as IGP threatens MASOB, others

IGP Solomon Arase
Solomon Arase

The Inspector –General of , Solomon  Arase has ordered an immediate clamp down on person or group of persons inciting violence and social disorder across the country.


According to Force Public Relations Officer, At ACP Olabisi Kolawole, the directive becomes imperative owing to recent activities of members of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign States of Biafran (MASSOB) and the Indigenous People of Biafra () in some parts of the country.

“This operational order empowers the to arrest anybody fomenting any act of violence or disorder, or any act inimical to the of the nation.


“So far, the following arrest have been made viz ; Anambra State – 4 ; Imo State – 6 ; Delta State – 11 and – 1.


“The further warns that all persons so arrested for inciting violence, irrespective of their class or status in the society would be charged to court accordingly, the Force PRO stated.


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