Family raises alarm over sporadic shooting around Kanu’s house
Posted by News Express | 18 December 2022 | 261 times
There are concerns by family members of Nnamdi Kanu over the sporadic shooting on Saturday evening, reported around the Isiama Afaraukwu Umuahia county home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafran, IPOB.
Kanu’s younger brother, Prince Emmanuel raised the alarm while also claiming that a detachment of police personnel stormed the entrance gate to the father’s palace and started shooting.
The reason for the shooting is yet known as at press time. .
Prince Emmanuel said that the Nigeria police should be held accountable should anything happen to any member of his family.
Corroborating this, an eye witness who simply identified himself as Michael, said that the police personnel who drove in in a Hilux, came from the gate of the Commissioner of Police in the neighbourhood.
He said that when they were accosted they could not offer any cogent reason for their mission and later returned to their base.
Michael said that the shooting created panic around the vicinity as people fled their homes.
He said that they were now living in fears over the intimidation by security agencies.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO in charge of Abia State, Geoffrey Ogbonna, said he was not aware of the incident.