- Emmanuel Kanu, the younger brother to pro-Biafra activist, Nnamdi Kanu, says his family has been searching for the activist and his parents for two weeks without making any headway
- The army dismisses the notion that the IPOB leader is being held in its custody
- Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe is queried by his colleagues for standing as surety for Kanu
Emmanuel Kanu, the younger brother to pro-Biafra activist, Nnamdi Kanu, has called on the military authorities to release the corpse of the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) if he has been killed.
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Emmanuel made the call on Tuesday, September 26, when speaking on the continued disappearance of the IPOB leader following a raid by the military on their residence in Abia state on September 14.
“It is either they (soldiers) captured him or killed him when they attacked our house. If they captured him, they should release him to the police, and if they have killed him, they should produce the corpse because he was last seen moments before the raid,” he said in a report published on The Cable.
He said the family had been searching for Kanu and his parents for two weeks without making any headway since the raid on their residence.
Emmanuel asked the international community to intervene so that the army can produce his parents and his elder brother.
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However, the army has dismissed the notion that Kanu was being held in its custody.
When contacted on one of the telephone lines which Operation Python Dance released to the public, a voice who answered the call said Kanu was not in military detention.
“Kanu is not in our custody," the voice said.
Meanwhile, a report by Daily Trust stated that Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe was queried by his colleagues, mostly from the northern part of the country, for standing as surety for IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu.
The heated meeting reportedly took place when the Senate went into an executive session minutes after resumption.
A Federal High Court, Abuja had in April, set stringent bail conditions for Kanu who is being tried for treason and Abaribe stood surety for him.
A source quoted in the report said Abaribe was criticised by his colleagues for his action, some of who described it as “un- senatorial.”
The session was said to have started with a briefing by Abaribe on IPOB and the intervention of the military in the southeast geopolitical zone.
In the video below, Legit.ng TV takes a critical look at Nnamdi Kanu and the struggle for the actualisation of the Republic of Biafra.