Ten pro-Biafran protesters
arrested between January 16-18 were on Wednesday Jan. 21st arraigned in
court by the Rivers State Police Command. Onu Ifeanyi, Prince Onwazor,
Princewill Anyanywu, Sunday Egbim and Uzoma Onyegbu, Chigozie Moses,
Chukwudi Enyidau, Anthony Ochuel, Enam David Okon and Friady Nwahiri
were arraigned at Magistrates’ Courts 7 and 14 in Port Harcourt on
two-count charge of criminal conspiracy and treasonable felony.
Hearing on the cases was adjourned till Thursday, January 21,
and 28 respectively while the presiding Magistrate ordered for the
suspects to be remanded in prison custody.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer of Rivers Police
Command, Ahmad Muhammad, the suspects were arrested while on their way
to infiltrate Port Harcourt from neighbouring states with the intent to
engage in a conduct likely to undermine public peace.
Muhammad warned that “the command will not stand idly and allow any
person or group of persons to violate the laws of country by engaging
in conducts that are perilous to public peace and order as well as the
lives and properties of other law abiding citizens.”
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