Travellers have lamented the hell they have been lately made to undergo within the arms of safety operatives at Ukwu Orji, Mgbidi and Ihiala junction alongside Owerri- Onitsha Street.
One among victims advised SaharaReporters what he went by throughout his journey from Owerri to Onitsha.
“Aero cancelled my flight to Asaba from Abuja, so I made a decision to make use of Owerri Airport.
“My expertise was not a great one in any respect, after about quarter-hour drive, our driver was compelled to park and we have been all requested to return down. We walked like 3 km with our arms up like criminals.
“The more severe of all of it was a man held his cellphone up, and the troopers there took the cellphone from him and smashed it on the highway. There are three locations the place you’re required to boost your arms like that.
“Even in Borno state or Niger State, such dehumanising acts cannot occur,” he mentioned.
A woman additionally mentioned they have been made to trek some kilometres in rain.
Safety personnel have been deployed to Owerri lately after unidentified assailants attacked public services within the metropolis, together with state police headquarters.
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