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Soldiers Storm Kanu’s Home, Manhandle Family Members 

Three weeks after a detachment of soldiers from the Nigeria Army invaded the Afaraukwu , Umuahia Country home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu, his family raised the alarm on Sunday that soldier invaded the compound again .
Kanu’ younger brother , Emmanuel Kanu, in a telephone chat with The PUNCH , alleged that the soldiers invaded their home and carted away some household items.
He said the soldiers took away some items like television , generating sets , clothes among other belongings of the family.
He said , “ The international community should prevail on the Nigeria Army to stop raiding our home again . We have been telling the Army to produce my bother whose whereabouts has remained unknown since after the September 14 military invasion of our compound” .
When contacted , the military confirmed the operation but denied removing any household items from the compound.
The Desk Officer in charge of Operation Python Dance in Abia State said , “ We were there in search of weapons , no household items were removed from Kanu’ s home” .
The Army Officer who craved to be simply identified as ” Desk Officer for the operation ” also said the operation was a joint exercise with the police, saying “ you can make further enquiries from the police.
He said the Sunday operation was based on the intelligence that arms were hidden in the compound.
“ The things removed, may be technical items , somebody was also arrested with a weapon in the compound” , he said .
However, efforts to get the reaction from the police proved abortive as the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr . Geoffrey Ogbonna did not pick calls put to his mobile phone.
He had yet to respond to a text message sent to his phone as at the time of filing this report .

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