The Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB has threatened to shutdown the Federal Government activities in all the South-East States. About 112 Pro-Biafra was arrested after a protest and a magistrate Court in Imo ordered the women to be remanded in Prison.
The proscribed organization to with indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB has warned the Government to free the women arrested during the peaceful protest. If these women are not released within 24 hours we will come out en mass and shutdown the government functionalities in the South-East State.
Recall that a magistrate court sitting in Owerri, presided over by S.K Durumba, Monday remanded 112 pro-Biafra women in Owerri prison. Two Pregnant women who slumped during the arraignment will be arraigned on Thursday, when they would have regained their health.
The women were arraigned in eight count charge No: Ow/430c/2018. The eight count charge reads:
That you conspired with others now at large to commit misdemeanor to wit conduct likely to cause a breach of peace and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 517 of the criminal code.
“Did belong to a proscribed organization to with indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, and thereby committed an offense punishable under section 2 (3) ( i) of the terrorism (prevention ) act, 2011 as applicable in Imo state.
“Conspired with others now at large to commit a felony to wit treasonable felony and thereby committed an offense punishable under section 516 of the criminal code Act, Cap. C38, Laws of the federation of Nigeria, 2004 as applicable in Imo state.
“That you and others now at large did in a public place ,conduct yourselves in a manner likely to cause a breach of the peace by unlawfully obstructing the flow of traffic and other business and thereby committed an offense punishable under section 249 (d) of the criminal code act, Cap. C38, Laws of the federation of Nigeria, 2004 as applicable in Imo state.”
Meanwhile the IPOB havs vowed to resist any form of attack of their people by the Security agent of the Federal Government.