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I Don’t Have N1.5million to Give Police, My Husband Is Not IPOB Member, Release Him for Me — Pregnant Woman Cries Out




An eight-month-old pregnant lady, Chioma Okoro, has cried out to the Inspector-Normal of Police, Usman Baba, to direct the Intelligence Response Staff to launch her husband, Chukwudi Okoro.


Chioma instructed SaharaReporters on Saturday morning that her husband, Chukwudi, remains to be being held on the IRT as a result of the household had not given N1.5million to the IRT police in Abuja as demanded.

SaharaReporters gathered that the 4 different South-Easterners who have been raided alongside Okoro had regained their freedom after parting with no less than a N1million as bribes to the cops.

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The lads have been raided by the joint crew of the police and the Nigerian Military on Might 24 in Owerri, Imo State, and labelled as members of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra and the unknown gunmen.

Chioma Okoro, who is because of give beginning in July, begged the police prime echelon to launch her husband, who’s a struggling tricycle driver and the primary in his household.

She mentioned, “He’s the one one in detention among the many 5 of his set proper now. The police instructed us to pay N1.5million to safe his launch. He’s the eldest brother. He has solely two youthful brothers who’re in class. They don’t have such an quantity.

“My husband wants assist. He doesn’t have such an quantity. The tricycle he’s driving is on rent buy, and he has not even accomplished the rent buy. I’m not doing something for now. I’m eight months pregnant. I’m a hairdresser. Issues are very tough for me and the household.

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“He has been arrested since Might 25. He was labelled as an unknown gunman. We final spoke on Wednesday and what my husband mentioned was I ought to attempt to discover a means. We’re all drained.”

SaharaReporters had earlier reported that the IGP Intelligence Response Staff within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, collected no less than N1million bribes as bail earlier than releasing South-East youths and artisans raided as members of the IPOB’s Jap Safety Community.

SaharaReporters had learnt from the households of the victims, who didn’t need their names in print to keep away from police victimisation. They paid the large sums by way of their nostril earlier than securing the discharge of their relations.

SaharaReporters gathered that the victims have been raided within the South-East and dropped at detention on the IGP’S IRT workplace in Abuja.

“The Investigating Police Officer on the IRT’s crew holding them is one Inspector Daniel. They have been 5 in quantity taken to the IRT workplace, previously referred to as Abattoir.

“We paid about N1million to safe Chigaemezu (one of many victims). In June, he was launched in June by the police in Abuja,” one of many relations had mentioned.

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