Police Discover IPOB/ESN Alleged Biggest Bomb Factory

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The Ebonyi State Police Command says it has discovered a bomb factory in the South-East belonging to the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and Eastern Security Network, ESN.

Police Discover IPOB/ESN Alleged Biggest Bomb Factory

The police command says it has recovered several arms following the raid on the bomb factory of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

The police command described the bomb factory as the “biggest” in the southeast geopolitical zone.

This was disclosed by the command’s spokesperson, Chris Anyanwu, in a statement on Thursday.

During the operation, Anyanwu revealed that the IPOB/ESN members engaged the police officers in a gun battle leading to the death of two of the separatist group members and the arrest of one of their commanders.

He also noted that some officers were injured during the operation, and are currently receiving treatment.

“The invasion of the criminals’ den was necessitated by an earlier encounter between operatives of the Command’s Tactical Teams sequel to credible information gathered that the hoodlums were operating/wreaking havoc in the state with a Toyota Sienna space bus which they robbed at gunpoint from the owner within Ishielu axis,” the statement reads.

“A quick trial and joint effort with a team of detectives attached to Ohaukwu Division led to the arrest of Sunday Ubah a.k.a Bongo, the state commander of the IPOB/ESN in Ebonyi state.

“The miscreant who gave revealing pieces of information about the activities and modus operandi of the criminals, initially claimed that he is their PRO and native of Umunnochi in Isuikwuato LGA, Abia state.

“However, a scrupulous investigation aided by his antecedents/profile with the police command proved that he is a native of Obegu, Onicha LGA of Ebonyi state and indeed the factional commander of the outfit in Obegu.

“The police bomb expert in the command described it as a complete bomb factory – the biggest in the south-east and that each of the hand grenades (first of its kind) is capable of causing colossal damage to buildings and mass killing of humans.”

The police spokesperson said weapons recovered from the bomb factory include 30 pieces of IEDs, a non-electric initiator/detonator, 63 wraps of superpower, 90mm gelatin, and two solar prime 90mm gelatin.

Other arms are 16 danger 90 gelatin, 20 ideal power 90 gelatin 50mm, 239 pieces of plain non-electric detonators, 14 pieces of primed novels, 99 pieces of one-inch safety fuses, and one complete roll of safety fuse.

Police Discover IPOB/ESN Alleged Biggest Bomb Factory

Police Discover IPOB/ESN Alleged Biggest Bomb Factory

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