Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said politicians are responsible for the atrocities in Imo State.
Kanu said the recent events in Imo State have vindicated IPOB of being responsible for insecurity in the state.
Police officers had arrested Uche Nwosu, son-in-law to Imo West Senator, Rochas Okorocha, during a church service.
Nwosu has since been released by the state Police Command, with no reason given for their action.
Men of the state police command had arrested the former governorship candidate during a memorial service for his mother at the St. Peter’s Anglican Church, in Eziama-Obieri, Nkwerre Local Government Area of the state.
However, Kanu insisted that the state government was responsible for atrocities in the state and not IPOB.
This was disclosed by his lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, after their routine meeting at the Department of State Services, DSS, headquarters in Abuja, on Thursday.
According to Ejiofor, Kanu also placed a curse on the enemies of IPOB.
IPOB had severally been linked to the activities of unknown gunmen in Imo State.
But, the group had denied claims that its members were responsible for the killings and kidnapping in the state.
However, Ejiofor quoted Kanu as asking his followers against taking up arms and engaging in all forms of criminalities.
Ejiofor said: “The recent stunning revelation in Imo State vindicates Onyendu entirely. He has long before now made the point that the chilling atrocities perpetrated in Imo State by agents of darkness are the handiwork of politicians, who are their mastermind and pay masters.
“He predicted that many more criminal gangs ravaging our land will sooner than later gravitate to their deserving and ignoble end.
“When they actualise their evil plan in any instance, they knowingly instigate a false propaganda and lay blame for what they have done on the door step of members of IPOB. Onyendu has today cursed the persons concerned and has declared that eternal perdition will be their reward.”