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BREAKING: IPOB has right, he was pelted eggs, no one was injured, investigation is on – German Police Chief
The German Police has given an insight what the country’s police is doing over the attack on Nigeria’s former deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekwerwmadu by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
In a special interview granted to an online media company, Premium Times said they are still carrying out investigation regards the attack.
First Chief Commissioner of Police, Mr Sandmann at the police headquarters, Mittelfranken, Germany spoke in an exclusive interview with Ruona Meyer, a Freelance Journalist.
When asked on the new development on the attack, the Police Chief said they were aware of the event, and the Senator was only stopped by a group of visitors to the festival to express strong displeasures.
The senator tried to run away when they became emotional, the visitors pelted him with eggs, followed him to his car but was resisted by police. They cleared the venue and took identify of eight persons before escorting the senator to his hotel apartment, secured him until left the country.
When asked to explain the position of BundesPolizei’sin and the current situation. He said the police initiated all necessary measures for punitive action and later was handed over to an experienced investigator, department of politically-motivated crimes.
When asked if there is a possible investigation, he said yes. That four suspects were identified for coercion, and criminal police have taken over for further investigation.
When asked the position of the German government and if that remains protest, as of right to citizens. He said no one was injured, and a decision will be reached after investigation.
When asked why the Polizeilicher Staatschutz is getting involved in the issue. He said the police has procedures to watch if politically motivated and will find out.
When asked how the Nigerian community is feeling about the incident, if happy or not. The police chief said they can not measure how they feel and their feelings can not determine or affect their investigation.
When asked if they are aware of the IPOB plans to carry out more protests, he said is there right but it must have a limit.
When asked if there is anything more to add, he said no, from the police standpoint.