– The Nigerian army reportedly invaded the home of IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu
– NAIJ.com is yet to independently verify the reports, but there are allegations that Kanu’s father was kidnapped
– The Nigerian army has however confirmed that Operation Python Dance will continue NAIJ.com earlier published that unconfirmed reports have it that soldiers allegedly stormed into the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, in Abia state. In a statement sent to NAIJ.com on Thursday evening, September 14, Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, said the soldiers forcefully gained entrance into his client’s house after shooting for about 40 minutes.
He said the entrance gate of the IPOB leader’s residence was broken-down and forced open. Following the alleged invasion, a video has surfaced showing people allegedly killed by the Nigerian army. In the video, it was said that Nnamdi Kanu’s father was missing and the Nigerian army had invaded killing several innocent people.
Many believe that the video was made by Nnamdi Kanu himself. In it he can be heard saying that more than four people were killed and his father alongside several others were taken away. Popular Pro-Biafra reporter, Somto Okonkwo, who made a live video on his Facebook page of the alleged attack was also reportedly missing.
Below was a Facebook post made about him: Below are pictures of some of those who reportedly died in the attack: Several IPOB members reported dead after soldiers invasion
Source: Facebook, IfeanyiCy Njoku Meanwhile, the Abia state police command has blamed suspected members of the IPOB for an attack on the Ariara police station in Aba.