Pro-Trump Rally: 45 Pro-Biafran agitators arraigned for treason, remanded in prison
The Rivers State Police Command yesterday arraigned 45 Biafran agitators before two Chief Magistrate Courts sitting in Port Harcourt for treason over their alleged involvement in the Friday agitation in Rivers State.
The members of the IPOB and the MASSOB had on Friday, organised a solidarity rally to commemorate the swearing in of Donald Trump as the new American president.
But the security operatives in the state arrested over 65 of them and disrupted the rally, claiming that the Pro-Biafran agitators did not obtain permit before commencing the peaceful protest.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Francis Odesanya charged them to court on two counts of conspiracy to felony and treasonable felony. The matter was adjourned till January 30 and the suspects were ordered to be remanded them in prison.