In Ebonyi State, “Ebubeagu”: a Southeast Security outfit in collaboration with men of the Nigerian police appended 38 suspected bandits on the verge of unleashing mayhem.
Vantage News gathered that 37 of the suspects were arrested in Agubia axis of Ikwo local government area of while allegedly plotting to attack some security and other government facilities in the state.
Vantage News finds revealed that the suspects were arrested during a joint operation coordinated by the Commissioner for Internal Security, Border Peace and Conflict Resolutions, Stanley Okoro Emegha and the Ikwo Local Government Council Chairman, Steve Orogwu and the Ikwo Divisional Police Officer, (DPO).
According to the commissioner in Abakaliki;
“We got information that there were people gathering to go and burn some Police stations, burn some INEC officers and court in the area and then the Ebubeagu quickly mobilized and swoop in on them”.
“It was discovered that they have a map and came from different places like Enugu, Imo and others from different local government area of Ebonyi State. We asked questions, they said they have the authority of whoever they called their boss, I don’t know to burn those places”.
“But unfortunately, luck ran out of them and they were all arrested and have been handed over to the police”.
According to him, the suspects said they were working on the instruction of their “boss” who the security agencies are working hard to unravel.
Recall that security agencies and other government agencies like INEC and the courts have come under attacks recently in the state and also in the southeast and south regions of the country.