Vanguard reports that,Two suspected associates of ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, have been arrested by soldiers in Warri, Delta State.
One of the suspects is said to be a member of Delta Waterways and Land Security Committee (DWLSC) and ex-councilor.
They were picked up on Tuesday, July 19, report said.
However, the spokesman for the Ijaw People Development Initiative (IPDI), Mr Daniel Ezekiel, condemned the arrest, saying the soldiers broke into the residence of the DWLSC member through the roof and arrested him without a court warrant.
“We condemn the military action of breaking in through the roof of Simeon Bebenimibo’s home without a court warrant to arrest him, an act that amounts to kidnapping and abduction,” he said.