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Police arrest nine notorious kidnappers, rescue two victims in Imo

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Operatives of Imo State Police Command have arrested 9 infamous kidnappers and rescued two victims in Ahiazu Mbaise Native Authorities Space of the state. 

 

Spokesperson of the command, CSP Michael Abatham, who disclosed this in a press release on Saturday, stated the suspects have been arrested following a report of the kidnapping of 1 Dominic Chukwuma and Silas Nnawubia on thirtieth April. 

 

The operatives instantly swung into motion after gathering each credible and technical intelligence the place the radar revealed the situation of the prison’s hideout in Ahiazu Mbaise. 

 

“The police operatives on 5/5/2022 at about 2350 hours, stormed the kidnapper’s den and arrested one Obinna Onuoha age 35 years, a local of Umuegwu Mpam and Igbokwe Joseph age 35 years, a local of Umuchoko Ihitte Aforukwu, each natives of Ahiazu Mbaise LGA of Imo State and the sufferer held in captive was gallantly rescued unharmed,” the assertion learn. 

 

“In the midst of interrogation, the suspects confessed to the crime of kidnapping and revealing how they escaped from Imo Correctional Centre Jail break of fifth of April , 2021 , and after their escaped, they bought a secure hideout in Ahiazu Mbaise, shaped a kidnapping syndicate with their hideouts in strategic areas within the State. And have been those concerned in many of the lethal kidnapping incidents recorded within the state.

 

The suspects later took the police operatives to their numerous hideouts within the state the place most of their gang members have been arrested.

 

These arrested consists of, Tochi Chilak ‘M’ age 27 years, a local of Ezeala Ihitte in Aboh Mbaise LGA of Imo State, Sunday Richard ‘M’ age 32 years, a local of Ikom in Cross River State, Consolation Ogbo ‘F’ age 35 years, a local of Gwer West in Naka LGA of Benue State, and Igbo Simeon ‘M’ age 33 years, a local of Gwer West in Naka LGA of Benue State.

 

Others are; Cyril Iwuagwu ‘M’ age 65 years, a local of Umegwu Mpam in Ahiazu Mbaise LGA of Imo State, Nkechinyere Ibe ‘F’ age 35 years, a local of Umuoyoka Ihitte Aforukwu in Ahiazu Mbaise LGA of Imo State, and Ebo Ubochi ‘M’ age 26 years, a local of Umuaraku in Ehime Mbano LGA of Imo State.

 

Gadgets recovered from the hideout embody; one AK-47 rifle, breech quantity 1142 with eighty-four rounds of stay ammunition, 4 regionally made Pistols, forty-six rounds of stay cartridges, one Toyota 4Runner SUV car belonging to the sufferer, a number of banks ATM playing cards stolen from their victims and the private belongings of the sufferer.  

 

The PPRO stated that the victims have since being reunited with their relations and aggressive manhunt is on to arrest the remaining members of the syndicate at giant. 

 

The State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ahmed Barde, whereas commending the officers and males for his or her proactiveness and gallantry, thanked Imolites for his or her steady assist to the Command.

 

Police arrest nine notorious kidnappers, rescue two victims in Imo

Police arrest nine notorious kidnappers, rescue two victims in Imo Police arrest nine notorious kidnappers, rescue two victims in Imo
 

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