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IPOB herbalist and 67 other members arrested in Imo

67 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) including their herbalist have been arrested at Mmahu Egbema in Imo state.   Imo police spokesperson, Orlando Ikeokwu said members of the proscribed separatist group were arrested for unlawful gathering among other offences.   The arrested IPOB members had converged somewhere in Owerri North area of the State on August 9 before moving to …

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Siblings arrested for masterminding the kidnap of their youngest brother so as to extort N7m from their grandfather (photo)

The police in Imo state have arrested two brothers identified as Fortunate Osuji, 25, and Praise Osuji, 17, for conniving with other members of a kidnap gang, to abduct their youngest brother, Confidence Osuji, 14, so as to extort N7 million from their grandfather.   The state Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the Osuji brothers lost …

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Mother Sells Her 2-Month Old Baby For N120,000

A teenage mother and two child traffickers have been arrested by the Imo state police command over the sale of her baby. The State Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, while parading the suspects disclosed that the teenager identified as Chiamaka Njoku, 18, of Umuokpo Emeabiam Owerri West LGA of Imo state, gave birth December 10, 201, and sold the baby …

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