A gang leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)/Eastern Security Network militia popularly known as “Evil forest” has been killed after a gun dwell by the Joint security task force comprising of the police and military personnel at Orlu.
“Evil forest” who hails from Amadim in Amaifeke, Orlu was killed on Sunday.
The deceased and his gang were said to have been notorious for attacking security operatives in Orlu while his men ambushed the Army checkpoint at Afo Ogidi junction.
It was gathered that the security operatives got an intelligence report earlier on Sunday over an imminent attack by the IPOB/ESN militia gang operating with 5 vehicles.
As the group tried to infiltrate a security post at Orlu, they were repelled by the quick intervention of the security personnel.
Sources said that a gun duel took place between the IPOB/ESN militia gang and the joint security task force which led to the killing of “Evil forest” and 25 members of his gang while others sustained life-threatening injuries.
The joint security task force has continued with their patrol around the axis to ensure peace and security are restored while encouraging the people to go about their lawful businesses without fear or any form of intimidation by the IPOB/ESN gang known as ‘Unknown gunmen’.
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