Hoodlums, purportedly enforcing the sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on Tuesday, set a bus ablaze while also destroying some tricycles in the process in Enugu.
The bus, which was supplying bread to customers at old Orie Emene was asked to turn back but he disobeyed the instruction.
The leadership IPOB had declared Tuesday, September 14, sit-at-home in the South East to remember 28 members massacred at their leader Nnamdi Kanu’s father’s palace in Afaraukwu in Umuahia, Abia State, when soldiers invaded the palace.
However, the incident, which was said to have occurred around 5:30am along the Adoration Road, Emene, also saw the destruction of some tricycles whose drivers were accused of violating the order.
he driver of the bus supplying Chimex Bread was accosted at Orie Emene by the hoodlums and was asked to turn back but he reportedly disobeyed the directive, a source said.
He (driver) was said to have ignored the warning and proceeded to supply his bread to customers before he was dragged out of the vehicle, unload the bread he was carrying before setting the bus ablaze.
A detachment of policemen and soldiers were said to have showed in the Orie Emene axis shortly afterwards, shooting indiscriminately and arresting anyone in sight.