Reps Urge COAS, IGP To Probe Invasion Of Imo Communities

The House of Representatives Tuesday urged the Chief of Army Staff and the Inspector-General of Police to probe the alleged invasion, siege and destruction of lives and property in five Imo communities by suspected law enforcement agents.

It urged them to unravel the perpetrators, the reason for the invasion, the number of lives and property destroyed, among other things.

This followed the adoption of a motion by Hon. Chinedu Emeka (PDP, Imo) who said five communities in Ahiazu Mbaise/Ezinihitte Federal Constituency of Imo State namely, Ihitteafoukwu, Umu Okirika, Oparanadim, Mpam, and Ogbor Umeze were invaded by armed men suspected to security agents in the early hours of February 12.

He said the invaders engaged in unlawful arrest and wanton destruction of lives and property of innocent people of the communities in violation of the fundamental human rights of the people as enshrined the constitution.

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