Tension as armed Igbo youths allegedly stop and search vehicles in southeast for Hausas (video)
- Some youths in the southeast allegedly combed for Hausas inside vehicles
- They searched inter-state vehicles and asked the occupants if there were any Hausas in them
- In the video, the vehicle was stopped thrice by different youths
A video has surfaced online of some armed southeast youths carrying out a stop and search operation in the southeast looking for Hausas in vehicles.
In the video shared by Sahara Reporters, the youths who carried knives, daggers and bottles could be seen stopping inter-state vehicles and speaking in Igbo.
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According to the report, the operation was carried out in In Aba Southeast, Abia state.
The youths asked the occupants of there were any Hausa Fulani persons in the vehicles and the passengers replied that there were none before they were asked to go.
A few metres away, the same vehicle was stopped and the same question put to them and they replied again that if there were any Hausas in the vehicle, thy would have been removed.
Some tyres were being burnt along the way as the youths stopped more vehicles to ask the occupants if there were any Hausas in them.
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The same vehicle was stopped again and the occupants insisted that "It is only your brothers that are inside here. We did not carry any Hausas."
Watch the video below:
Meanwhile, the police in Rivers state gave details of what happened in Oyingbo, Rivers state when members of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) allegedly launched an attack in the Hausa community.
Legit.ng had reported that the attack took place on Tuesday, September 12, when IPOB members allegedly attacked the Hausas in the community.
You can watch this Legit.ng TV video below of Kanu's lawyer talking about the military invasion of his client's house: