Nigerian Army discovers decomposing bodies of kidnapped people in deep well in IPOB/ESN camp
Troops of 82 Division Nigerian Army have discovered a deep well containing decomposing bodies of either kidnapped or murdered people in a camp operated by Indigenous People of Biafra and its militant wing, Eastern Security Network(ESN).
Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, reported on the clearance operations by the troops, first at Azia, Orsumoghu, Lilu Forest, Mbosi and Uli in Ihiala Anambra state.
“During the clearance operations, the troops uncovered decomposing remains of kidnapped and murdered victims dumped in a deep well by members of the irredentist groups”, Onyema said.
Nwachukwu said the troops overpowered and routed the armed gangs after they laid an ambush for the troops.
“While conducting the operations, the unrelenting troops encountered and cleared four ambush sites along roads Orsumoghu-Mbosi – Ihiala-Uli, dislodging the irredentists from their criminal havens.
“The gallant troops neutralized one of the criminals, arrested three suspects and recovered one Pump Action Shotgun, two live Cartridges, two mobile phones, One black coloured Toyota Hilux vehicle, a polythene bag containing substances suspected to be Cannabis and the sum of #1, 920.
The army spokesman said the troops also hit the gangs in Orsu Local Government Areas of Imo.
“In a separate operation conducted today 24 February 2022, troops of 82 Division Nigerian Army in collaboration with the Nigerian Police have bursted an IPOB/ESN syndicate that disrupted the just concluded Local Government Council elections at some polling stations in Nkanu West of Enugu State.
“During the intelligence driven operation, carried out around Centenary Estate Obeagu Uno, troops uncovered 7 AK 47 rifles, 2 Pump Action rifles, 10 rifle Magazines, 8 live cartridges, 74 live rounds of 7.62mm Special ammunition, one hand grenade, a tipper truck containing 3 corpses among other items.
“The items have been handed over to Enugu State Police Command for further action”, he said.
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