The police command in Imo says its officers have captured a 40-year-old IPOB and ESN’s witch specialist, Uzoamaka Ugoanyanwu.
In response to the police, Mr Ugoanyanwu is a infamous witch physician who ready charms for IPOB and ESN members.
In Imo, Abutu Yaro, the Commissioner of Police, confirmed the arrest in an announcement signed by the command’s spokesman Bala Alkana.
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Mr Yaro stated the police additionally arrested 9 people suspected to have taken half within the assault on the nation house of Governor Hope Uzodimma.
The police chief stated the “breakthrough” adopted a painstaking investigation carried out by the command’s tactical items.
He urged legal components nonetheless in possession of police arms to willingly return them.
With the assist of the navy, the police foiled a lethal assault on police headquarters on Sunday and killed 5 ESN members.
In addition they invaded the ESN camp on Monday within the Ikeduru council space, dislodged the camp, and rescued a feminine police officer held captive.
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“In consonance with the mandate given to the operatives of the command by IGP Alkali Usman to fish out all legal components within the state and restore normalcy to the state, we’ve declared warfare on legal components.
“On June 8, at about 1630 hrs, tactical groups of the command by diligent and painstaking investigations, stormed Ukwuorji, Mbaitoli native authorities space, alongside Onitsha highway and arrested one Ezeugo Ordu, a local of Ubachima, Omuma, Oru West LGA.
“He confessed to being a member of IPOB/ESN and made helpful statements to the Police on the subject of the latest assaults on police stations in addition to the residence of Governor Uzodinma,” stated a police assertion.
It added, “He additional led operatives of the command to the IPOB/ESN camp, a bush near Njaba River, 9 individuals have been arrested on the legal hideout whereas planning one other assault, assorted charms have been recovered from them.
“Nonetheless, two out of the 9 arrested within the hideout, Chinedu Nwakaire and Uzoamaka Ugoanyawu, the native physician, have been recognized to be a part of the hoodlums that attacked the non-public residence of the governor just lately.”
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